Definition of bowknot in English:

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bowknot

Pronunciation: /ˈbəʊnɒt/

noun

A double-looped ornamental knot in a ribbon, tie, or other fastening.
Example sentences
  • Cute details such as strips at the waist, butterfly bowknots on the chest, and twisted strips on the back make the dresses even more charming.
  • Motifs used for borders included swags, urns, and bowknots, which can also be found as embellishments on furniture, silver, and other objects made during the period.
  • Likewise, the two bowknots replace the fibulae that would have held together an ancient peplos.

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