Turk's-head

Turk's-head

(tûrks′hĕd′)
n.
A knot consisting of one or more strands interwoven in a circular braidlike pattern resembling the windings of a turban.

Turk's-head

n
(Knots) an ornamental turban-like knot made by weaving small cord around a larger rope

Turk's′-head`



n.
a turbanlike knot of small cords, made around a rope, spar, etc.
[1715–25]
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VA VA VOOM' FACTOR: A mirror spiced up with pheasant feathers, main picture; right, from top, a ribbon-covered bedside table, parasol decorated with Turk's-head knots, seashell themed summer dining and beaded cushions