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.
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Turk's-head

n
(Knots) an ornamental turban-like knot made by weaving small cord around a larger rope
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Turk's′-head`



n.
a turbanlike knot of small cords, made around a rope, spar, etc.
[1715–25]
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