Cable-laid meaning

kābəl-lād
Made of three ropes of three strands each, twisted together counterclockwise.
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Made of three or four plain-laid ropes twisted together from right to left.
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Comprising three ropes, each containing three strands twisted together, laid together left-handed.
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Twisted after the manner of a cable.

A cable-laid gold chain.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of cable-laid

  • cable + the past participle of to lay

    From Wiktionary