timber hitch(redirected from timber hitches)
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A knot used for fastening a rope around a spar or log to be hoisted or towed.
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(Knots) a knot used for tying a rope round a spar, log, etc, for haulage
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|Noun||1.||timber hitch - a hitch used to secure a rope to a log or spar; often supplemented by a half hitch|
hitch - a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot
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