overhand knot


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overhand knot

overhand knot

n.
A knot formed by making a loop in a piece of cord and pulling the end through it. Also called single knot.
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overhand knot

n
(Knots) a knot formed by making a loop in a piece of cord and drawing one end through it. Also called: thumb knot
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o′verhand knot′


n.
a simple knot of various uses that slips easily. Also called single knot.
[1830–40]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overhand knot - a simple small knot (often used as part of other knots)overhand knot - a simple small knot (often used as part of other knots)
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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