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
/ (ˈmæɡnəs) /
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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