a knot uniting the ends of two lines.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Origin of hawser bend
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby hawser bend
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British Dictionary definitions for hawser bend
a knot for tying two ropes together
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