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Ghiordes knot

noun
1.
a hand-tied knot, used in rug weaving, in which the parallel ends of looped yarn alternate with two threads of warp, producing an uneven pile effect.
Also called Turkish knot.
Compare Sehna knot.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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