Roove (rove)

Lines, sheets, guys, ties, strings that can be of fibre or of wire. Rope is of various ‘constructions’, plaited, braided, or the ordinary laid (which means twisted). Furthermore, laid rope may be Hawser-laid, which means three strands twisted together in the usual manner, or Cable-laid, which consists of hawser-laid ropes twisted together. Cable-laid ropes are most commonly used for big hawsers, by the way, while hawser-laid ropes are used for sheets, halyards and the mooring lines of small craft.