Meaning of guest-rope
Pronunciation: (gest'rōp"), [key]
— n. Naut.
- a rope suspended from the side of a vessel or a boom as an object to which other vessels can moor, or to afford a hold for persons in such vessels.
- a line sent out from a vessel to a fixed object or a buoy or anchor to help the vessel in warping.
- a line, in addition to the towrope, to steady a boat in tow.