magnus hitch


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mag·nus hitch

 (măg′nəs)
n.
A clove hitch with one extra turn.

[Origin unknown.]
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magnus hitch

(ˈmæɡnəs)
n
(Knots) a knot similar to a clove hitch but having one more turn
[C19: magnus, of unknown origin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnus hitch - a rolling hitch similar to a clove hitchmagnus hitch - a rolling hitch similar to a clove hitch
rolling hitch - a hitch for fastening a line to a spar or another rope
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