follow Dictionary.com

"You canker blossom!" 3 Shakespearean Insults

hangman's knot

noun
1.
a slip noose for hanging a person, usually having eight or nine turns around the rope.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for hangman's knot
  • Around his neck he wears an umbilical cord tied in a hangman's knot.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for hangman's knot

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for hangman

13
16
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for hangman's knot