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Naut. a knot used in fastening a rope to the bight of another rope or to an eye
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noun NauticalThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A knot in which one rope or piece of yarn is made fast to the bight of another. Also called weaver's hitch, weaver's knot.