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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A turban-shaped knot made by winding a smaller rope around a larger one.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A knot of turbanlike form worked on a rope with a piece of small line.
  • n.
  • n. The melon cactus.
  • n. Any of several species of Echinocactus.
  • n. A long-handled, round-headed broom for sweeping ceilings, etc.

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