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- n. Plural form of knotting.
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Once the spiral is properly established, there is no need to fiddle with the mesh size for the transit into the next row, there are no double threads or new knottings-in for this transition, just netting same size endlessly.
Tremble! for where that is the case with mortals, the threads of their destinies are difficult to disentangle; knottings and catchings occur — sudden breaks leave damage in the web.
Her eyelids flickered; she was becoming drowsy, the knottings of strain in her face relaxing.
The half-closed eyes were blood-shot; the lips were baked black, and hideously swollen; their mouths were open; and where the suffused blood -- from the fierce knottings of the cords that bound them -- showed blue and purple, the veins were swollen to the bursting point.
It seemed, in general design, to resemble a patch of pusley with its twistings and knottings and intricate loopings.
But the horses, falling back, begin to prance so that the chariot is smashed; and, entangled in the fragments of the pole and the knottings of the horses, he falls head-foremost into the abyss.
Tremble! for where that is the case with mortals, the threads of their destinies are difficult to disentangle; knottings and catchings occur -- sudden breaks leave damage in the web.