Definition of shroud-laid in English:

shroud-laid

adjective

  • (of rope) made of four strands laid right-handed on a core.

    • ‘There are three types of fiber line lays: hawser-laid, shroud-laid, and cable-laid lines.’
    • ‘If you had a shroud-laid rope you would need to coil it counter clockwise, but all working lines on a ship are ‘hawser laid’.’