square knot

a common knot in which the ends come out alongside of the standing parts.


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square knot
another name for reef knot

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Example sentences
Tie a half or square knot, leaving loose ends long enough to tie another knot.
He had been strangled with a necktie tied neatly in a square knot.
When connecting cord to cord, the square knot and clove hitch are usually recommended.
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