A knot used to secure a line to a spar, post, or other object, consisting of two half hitches made in opposite directions.
A kind of knot used to fasten a rope around a spar, pole, or another rope.
Alternative form of clove hitch.
Origin of clove-hitch
- Middle English clove split past participle of cleven to split cleave1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition