• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Manrope (Naut) One of the side ropes to the gangway of a ship.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n manrope Nautical, one of the two ropes suspended from stanchions one on each side of a gangway or ladder, used in ascending and descending a ship's side, hatchways, etc.
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In literature:

It is very similar in appearance when finished to a Manrope Knot.
"Knots, Bends, Splices" by J. Netherclift Jutsum