Magnus hitch

noun
  1. a knot similar to a clove hitch but taking one more turn around the object to which the line is being bent; rolling hitch.

Origin of Magnus hitch

Magnus, of unknown orig.
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British Dictionary definitions for magnus hitch

magnus hitch

noun
  1. a knot similar to a clove hitch but having one more turn

Word Origin for magnus hitch

C19: magnus, of unknown origin
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