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ste·ve·dore's knot(stē′vĭ-dôrz′) also stevedore knot
A knot tied in the end of a line to prevent it from unreeving.
(Knots) a knot forming a lump in a line, used by stevedores to secure ropes passing through holes
a knot that forms a lump in a line to prevent it from passing through a hole or grommet.