from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several knots, especially one similar to a square knot, used in surgery for tying ligatures or stitching incisions.
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- n. A knot derived from the reef knot commonly used by surgeons.
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- n. any of several knots used in tying stitches or ligatures
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