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half hitch

noun
1.
a knot or hitch made by forming a bight and passing the end of the rope around the standing part and through the bight.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70
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  • The loose end of the rope shall be tied by a bowline knot or by a round turn and a half hitch.

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