from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A knot or bow of ribbon attached to the sleeve. Compare shoulder-knot.


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  • But pinned on to a sleeve-knot of pale pink ribbon was a slip of paper; and on the slip of paper were a few words in a woman's handwriting: "Compliments of California to Mrs. May."

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