celtic knot

Main Entry:  Celtic knot
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  any of eight decorative knots with alternating over-and-under construction, originating in pre-Christian times and found in manuscripts and on monuments
Example:  The Book of Kells is well-known for the Celtic knots.
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