Blackwall hitch


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Blackwall hitch

(ˈblækˌwɔːl)
n
(Knots) a knot for hooking tackle to the end of a rope, holding fast when pulled but otherwise loose
[C19: named after Blackwall, former docks in London]
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Black′wall hitch`

(ˈblækˌwɔl)
n.
a hitch made with a rope over a hook so that it holds fast when pulled but is loose otherwise.
[1860–65; after Blackwall, a London shipyard]
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Noun1.Blackwall hitch - a simple hitch used for temporarily attaching a line to a hookBlackwall hitch - a simple hitch used for temporarily attaching a line to a hook
hitch - a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot
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