Such a structure or one similar to it used for decoration.
Main support; firmest part
(Nautical) The combined anchoring gear (anchor, rode, and fittings such as bitts, cat, and windlass.)
An athletic supporter.
The definition of a rope is a strong and thick line made of twisted fibers.
Cogency or persuasiveness:
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