cuckold's neck

cuckold's knot

noun Nautical.
a hitch, as for holding a spar, consisting of a single loop with the overlapping parts of the rope seized together.
Also called cuckold's neck, ring seizing, throat seizing.

1840–50; so called because the noose so made is insecure Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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