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sheet bend

noun
1.
a knot made between two ropes by forming a bight in one and passing the end of the other through the bight, around it, and under itself.
Also called becket bend, netting knot, weaver's hitch, weaver's knot.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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sheet bend

noun
1.
a knot used esp for joining ropes of different sizes Also called becket bend, weaver's hitch
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