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A knot tied by passing two ends over and under each other and then repeating the procedure with an opposite twist, so that the ends lie parallel to the fixed parts. Also called reef knot.
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(Knots) another name for reef knot
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a knot in which the ends come out alongside the standing parts.
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|Noun||1.||square knot - a double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords|
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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