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blood knot

Syllabification: blood knot

Definition of blood knot in English:

noun

A type of knot used by anglers to join two fishing lines. Also called barrel knot.
Example sentences
  • I have never tucked a blood knot since I test all my knots to destruction before they go in the water and any knot that starts to slip gets discarded.
  • Initially this knot may seem difficult and time consuming, but once perfected it takes only a little longer to tie than an ordinary blood knot.
  • I attach the hook with a seven turn tucked blood knot or the Palomar knot.

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