plain-laid definition

  • adjective:
    • manufactured from three strands laid together with a right-hand perspective. Used of a rope.
    • Consisting of strands twisted together in the ordinary means.
    • comprising strands turned together within the ordinary means. See Illust. of cordage.
  • others:
    • Nautical, noting a rope made up of three strands set collectively right-handed, that's, from left to correct, or using sun, or using the transformation regarding the fingers of a clock.

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