car rick bend

carrick bend

a knot or bend for joining the ends of two ropes.

1810–20; perhaps to be identified with Middle English carryk, variant of carrake carrack Unabridged
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carrick bend (ˈkærɪk)
a knot used for joining two ropes or cables together
[C19: perhaps variant of carrack]

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