"rogue’s yarn" Definition

  1. a thread of red or blue worsted, worked into the ropes manufactured in the Government dockyards, to identify them if stolen. Also a blue thread worked into canvas, for the same purpose.

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Position in the dictionary: 2869 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: roll of snow, romany, rook, rookery, rooky, roost, rooster, rooter, rope, roper
Previous words in the dictionary: rocked, rock-a-low, rob’em, robin redbreast, roast, roaring trade, roarer, rise, or raise, a barney, rise, ripping

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