Definition of water knot in English:

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water knot

Entry from British & World English dictionary


A kind of knot used to join two fishing lines.
Example sentences
  • I know many people prefer to attach their paternoster links using a four turn water knot but I don't.
  • The drawings show the upper tag end 40 tied in another water knot for convenience of illustration.
  • And because you should know both the water knot and also the duchess knot, behold them here in picture.

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