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loop knot

noun
1.
a knot made by doubling over a line at its end and tying both thicknesses into a square knot in such a way as to leave a loop.
Also called open hand knot.
Origin
1785-1795
1785-95
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  • He ties all his baits with a loop knot to achieve the proper swimming action.
British Dictionary definitions for loop knot

loop knot

noun
1.
a knot that leaves a loop extending from it
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