A swivel placed at one end regarding the rope-walk, because of the whirl staying at the exact opposite end.
a person who, or whatever, lopes; esp., a horse that lopes.
A swivel at one end of a ropewalk, used in laying the strands.
one that or what lopes. In rope-making (in the now nearly obsolete means of laying up strands in a rope-walk by way of a whirl), a swivel put at one end associated with rope-walk, the whirl coming to others end.