surgeon's knot love

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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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of several knots used in tying stitches or ligatures

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