clove hitch(redirected from clove hitches)
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A knot used to secure a line to a spar, post, or other object, consisting of two half hitches made in opposite directions.
[Middle English clove, split, past participle of cleven, to split; see cleave1.]
(Knots) a knot or hitch used for securing a rope to a spar, post, or larger rope
a knot used to fasten a rope to a pole or larger rope.
[1760–70; see clove3]
n → Webeleinstek m