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Naut. a turbanlike knot made on a rope by means of a small line
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The 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 turban-shaped knot made by winding a smaller rope around a larger one.