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overhand knot

noun
1.
a simple knot of various uses that slips easily.
Also called single knot.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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Examples from the web for overhand knot
  • Snakes should go into a pillowcase or cloth bag tied with an overhand knot and then into another pillowcase that is also tied.
  • Take a piece of fine fishing line, tie it in a simple overhand knot.
British Dictionary definitions for overhand knot

overhand knot

noun
1.
a knot formed by making a loop in a piece of cord and drawing one end through it Also called thumb knot
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