carrick bend

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carrick bend

car·rick bend

 (kăr′ĭk)
n. Nautical
A type of knot used to fasten two cables or hawsers together.

[From obsolete carrick, variant of carrack.]

carrick bend

(ˈkærɪk)
n
(Knots) a knot used for joining two ropes or cables together
[C19: perhaps variant of carrack]

car′rick bend`

(ˈkær ɪk)
n.
a knot or bend for joining the ends of two ropes.
[1810–20; perhaps to be identified with Middle English carryk, variant of carrake carrack]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carrick bend - a knot used to connect the ends of two large ropes or hawserscarrick bend - a knot used to connect the ends of two large ropes or hawsers
knot - any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
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