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Ropery   Listen
Ropery  n.  
A place where ropes are made.
Tricks deserving the halter; roguery. (Obs.) "Saucy merchant... so full of his ropery."

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"Ropery" Quotes from Famous Books

... idle and disorderly persons have lately made a practice of riding on an ass belonging to Mr. ——, the head of the Ropery stairs; now, lest any accident should happen, he takes this method of informing the public, that he has determined to shoot his said ass, and cautions any person who may be riding on it at the time, to take care of himself, lest by some unfortunate mistake ...
— The Book of Anecdotes and Budget of Fun; • Various

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