Entry from British & World English dictionary
A kind of knot used to join two fishing lines.
- 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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