knotter

[ not-er ]
/ ˈnɒt ər /

noun

a person or thing that ties knots.
a device that ties knots in thread during the manufacture of yarn.
a person or thing that takes out or removes knots.

Origin of knotter

First recorded in 1705–15; knot1 + -er1
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Examples from the Web for knotter

  • The knotter enables you to piece up at a quicker rate; this saves time.

  • Another, named Jacob Behel, invented a knotter, whittling it out of a branch of a cherry tree.

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