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Turk's-head

[turks-hed] /ˈtɜrksˌhɛd/
noun
1.
a turbanlike knot of small cords, made around a rope, spar, etc.
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25
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Turk's-head

noun
1.
an ornamental turban-like knot made by weaving small cord around a larger rope
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