fisherman's bend


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fish·er·man's bend

(fĭsh′ər-mənz)
n.
A knot used to secure the end of a line to a ring or spar, made by two turns with the end passed back under both.

fisherman's bend

n
(Knots) a knot used to fasten a rope to an anchor, ring, or spar

fish′erman's bend′


n.
a knot used to secure a rope around a spar or to an anchor, bucket, or ring.
[1855–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fisherman's bend - a knot for tying a line to a spar or ringfisherman's bend - a knot for tying a line to a spar or ring
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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