from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A knot used to join two lines, made by securing either end to the opposite standing part by an overhand knot.
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- n. a type of bend that is a popular double overhand knot used to join two lines or ropes of equal thickness.
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- n. a knot for tying the ends of two lines together
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