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knotting

[ not-ing ]
/ ˈnɒt ɪŋ /
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noun

a decorative pattern produced by interlacing and tying knots in various yarns, as in macramé and tatting.

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Origin of knotting

First recorded in 1605–15; knot1 + -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for knotting

knotting
/ (ˈnɒtɪŋ) /

noun

a sealer applied over knots in new wood before priming to prevent resin from exuding
(esp formerly) a kind of decorative knotted fancywork
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