Definition of shroud-laid in English:

shroud-laid

Syllabification: shroud-laid

adjective

  • (Of rope) made of four strands laid right-handed, typically around a core, used especially on yachts.
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    • There are three types of fiber line lays: hawser-laid, shroud-laid, and cable-laid lines.
    • If you had a shroud-laid rope you would need to coil it counter clockwise, but all working lines on a ship are ‘hawser laid’.

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