from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A knot made with a loop so that it slips easily along the rope or cord around which it is tied.
- n. A knot made so that it can readily be untied by pulling one free end.
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- n. Alternative spelling of slip knot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. knot which slips along the rope or line around which it is made.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A knot which can be easily slipped or undone by pulling the loose end of the last loop made; a bow-knot.
- n. Same as running knot (which see, under running).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
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