flat knot


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flat knot

n
(Knots) another name for reef knot
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Noun1.flat knot - a square knot used in a reef lineflat knot - a square knot used in a reef line  
granny knot, granny - a reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure
square knot - a double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords
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Avalon's Indochine rugs are woven on French vertical looms using a symmetrical flat knot.