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square knot

Syllabification: square knot

Definition of square knot in English:

noun

US
A type of double knot that is made symmetrically to hold securely and to be easy to untie.
Example sentences
  • The procedure doesn't distinguish, for example, between the granny knot and the square knot even though it is impossible to deform one into the other.
  • Instead, he figured that tiny square knots would do the trick.
  • Poe dropped down the rope and Dustin wrapped it tightly around the animal's eyes, securing it with a square knot.

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