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square knot

noun
1.
a common knot in which the ends come out alongside of the standing parts.
Origin of square knot
1865-1870
1865-70
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  • This is to be expected, in view of the square-knot construction of the hairnets and carrying nets found in the cave.

British Dictionary definitions for square-knot

square knot

noun
1.
another name for reef knot
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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