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A knot or hitch made by looping a rope or strap around an object and then back around itself, bringing the end of the rope through the loop.
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a knot or hitch made by forming a bight and passing the end of the rope around the standing part and through the bight..
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|Noun||1.||half hitch - a knot used to fasten a rope temporarily to an object; usually tied double|
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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