Matthew Walker

Matthew Walker

noun
a knot formed on the end of a rope by partly unlaying the strands and tying them in a certain way.

Origin:
1855–60; after the presumed inventor of the knot

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Matthew Walker (ˈwɔːkə)
 
n
a knot made at the end of a rope by unlaying the strands and passing them up through the loops formed in the next two strands
 
[C19: probably named after the man who introduced it]

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