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noun

a knot made by doubling over a line at its end and tying both thicknesses into a square knot in such a way as to leave a loop.

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Also called open hand knot.

Origin of loop knot

First recorded in 1785–95
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loop knot

noun

a knot that leaves a loop extending from it
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