magnus-hitch

Magnus hitch

noun
a knot similar to a clove hitch but taking one more turn around the object to which the line is being bent; rolling hitch.

Origin:
Magnus, of unknown orig.

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magnus hitch (ˈmæɡnəs)
 
n
a knot similar to a clove hitch but having one more turn
 
[C19: magnus, of unknown origin]

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