What does the word rope mean?

Usage examples for rope

  1. Or if you're afraid, I'll come down the rope myself. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  2. " Soon as that rope hit the water I knocked off work. – The Spy by Richard Harding Davis
  3. Well, if the sheriff ain't got the rope, maybe we could help him out, eh?" – The Rangeland Avenger by Max Brand