Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A knot resembling a square knot but with the second tie crossed incorrectly.

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  • n. A knot similar to the reef knot but crossed the opposite way.

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  • n. a reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

So called in contempt.

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  • So...you're knot a tie-wearing kinda guy either, I'd wager.

    January 15, 2008

  • There's a reason I didn't get very far in Boy Scouts! Some people are rope-tying naturals, and others are knot.

    January 15, 2008

  • Having some knot-tying problems, uselessness? ;-)

    January 15, 2008

  • This ain't even a knot. It's just an excuse to insult hapless arthritic grandmothers. And people who confuse the left-rights of square knot tying. By equating them with hapless arthritic grandmothers.

    January 15, 2008