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Magnus hitch

noun
1.
a knot similar to a clove hitch but taking one more turn around the object to which the line is being bent; rolling hitch.
Origin
Magnus, of unknown orig.
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magnus hitch

/ˈmæɡnəs/
noun
1.
a knot similar to a clove hitch but having one more turn
Word Origin
C19: magnus, of unknown origin
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