follow Dictionary.com

Is it awhile or a while? Find out

running knot

noun
1.
a knot made around and so as to slide along a part of the same rope, thus forming a noose (running noose) that tightens as the rope is pulled.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for running knot

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for running

8
13
Scrabble Words With Friends