Origin of knotted
OTHER WORDS FROM knottedwell-knot·ted, adjective
Words nearby knotted
Definition for knotted (2 of 2)
- a unit of speed equal to one nautical mile or about 1.15 statute miles per hour.
- a unit of 47 feet 3 inches (13.79 meters) on a log line, marked off by knots.
- a nautical mile.
verb (used with object), knot·ted, knot·ting.
verb (used without object), knot·ted, knot·ting.
Origin of knot1
OTHER WORDS FROM knotknot·less, adjectiveknot·like, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH knotknot not
Example sentences from the Web for knotted
Some came wrapped in what looked like puffed up fabric worms, with hair just as knotted and twisted.Comme Des Garçons, Kenzo, and More Japanese Designers at Paris Fashion Week|Liza Foreman|March 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This past week you could feel a dry-mouthed, stomach- knotted apprehension in the national perception of our brave new president.
They wear corselets of buffalo-hide and of twisted and knotted rope, and carry shields or bucklers.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803|E.H. Blair
But first he bent to grasp the knotted vines and leathery leaves that enclosed a bulky package.Brood of the Dark Moon|Charles Willard Diffin
And he hath about his neck 300 pearls orient, good and great and knotted, as paternosters here of amber.The Travels of Sir John Mandeville|John Mandeville
He rolls his head from side to side, and beats his breast with his knotted hands.Edith and John|Franklin S. Farquhar
And they tried the other arm, and that was the same, and all her body was knotted together quite stiff.Italian Popular Tales|Thomas Frederick Crane
British Dictionary definitions for knotted (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for knotted (2 of 3)
- a hard mass of wood at the point where a branch joins the trunk of a tree
- a cross section of this, usually roundish and cross-grained, visible in a piece of timber
- pathol a lump of vessels or fibres formed in a part, as in a muscle
- anatomy a protuberance on an organ or part
verb knots, knotting or knotted
Derived forms of knotknotter, nounknotless, adjectiveknotlike, adjective
Word Origin for knot
British Dictionary definitions for knotted (3 of 3)
Word Origin for knot
Medical definitions for knotted
Idioms and Phrases with knotted
see tie into knots; tie the knot.