Windsor knot


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Windsor knot

n.
A wide, triangular slipknot used to tie a four-in-hand necktie.

[Perhaps after the Duke of Windsor.]

Windsor knot

n
(Knots) a wide triangular knot, produced by making extra turns in tying a tie

Wind′sor knot′


n.
a wide, triangular knot for tying a four-in-hand necktie.
[1945–50]
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Noun1.Windsor knot - a wide triangular slipknot for tying a tieWindsor knot - a wide triangular slipknot for tying a tie
slipknot - a knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
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