Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of fisherman's knot in English:
A knot used to join two small ropes by tying an overhand knot in the end of each around the opposite standing part.
- Something clicked in my mind, and I imagined a figure eight knot with fisherman's knot backing in that rope.
- To keep the foot in the footbed I used 1/4 ‘shock cord threaded around the footbed and tied together with a fisherman's knot.’
- If you are to tie your own corded hexes use a double fisherman's knot, unless you are using spectra where you need to tie a triple fisherman's knot.
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