Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In husbandry, the cutting away of the knots of trees.
  • noun The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, solution, as of a difficulty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, also, the solution of a difficulty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An unknotting; the act or operation of clearing of knots, or untying.
  • noun by extension The solution of a difficulty.

Etymologies

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Latin enodatio explanation, from enodare to free from knots. See enode.

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  • The act or operation of clearing of knots, or of untying; hence, also, the solution of a difficulty.

    October 29, 2008