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Ghiordes knot

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noun
a hand-tied knot, used in rug weaving, in which the parallel ends of looped yarn alternate with two threads of warp, producing an uneven pile effect.
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Also called Turkish knot.
Compare Sehna knot.

Origin of Ghiordes knot

First recorded in 1895–1900

Words nearby Ghiordes knot

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