weaver's knot


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weaver's knot

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Noun1.weaver's knot - a hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)weaver's knot - a hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)
hitch - a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot
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Daughtry dashed into the cabin, came back with a pillow and three sheets, and, using the first as a pad and knotting the last together in swift weaver's knots, he left the Ancient Mariner safe and soft and took Michael back into his own arms.
Several imprints of string or rope contain weaver's knots, a technique used to tie separate lengths of cord into secure nets.