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fake-down

fake-down
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your advertise can be here

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyk doun]
    • /feɪk daʊn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feyk doun]
    • /feɪk daʊn/

Definitions of fake-down word

  • verb with object fake-down to lay (a rope) in a coil or series of long loops so as to allow to run freely without fouling or kinking (often followed by down). 1
  • noun fake-down any complete turn of a rope that has been faked down. 1
  • noun fake-down any of the various ways in which a rope may be faked down. 1

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Origin of fake-down

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English faken to coil (a rope), of obscure origin

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Fake-down

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

fake-down popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 93% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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