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carrick bend

[kar-ik] /ˈkær ɪk/
noun
1.
a knot or bend for joining the ends of two ropes.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; perhaps to be identified with Middle English carryk, variant of carrake carrack
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carrick bend

/ˈkærɪk/
noun
1.
a knot used for joining two ropes or cables together
Word Origin
C19: perhaps variant of carrack
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