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See square knot.
[From its use in reefing sails.]
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(Knots) a knot consisting of two overhand knots turned opposite ways. Also called: square knot
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a square knot used for reefing sails.
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|Noun||1.||reef knot - a square knot used in a reef line |
square knot - a double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords
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n → Kreuzknoten m, → Weberknoten m
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reef knotn → nodo piano
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