fisherman's knot

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fisherman's knot

fisherman's knot

n.
1. A knot used to join two lines, made by securing either end to the opposite standing part by an overhand knot.
2. A clinch knot.
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fisherman's knot

n
(Knots) a knot for joining two ropes of equal thickness consisting of an overhand knot or double overhand knot by each rope round the other, so that the two knots jam when pulled tight
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Noun1.fisherman's knot - a knot for tying the ends of two lines together
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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