square knot

Origin of square knot

First recorded in 1865–70
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Historical Examples of square knot

  • This is to be expected, in view of the square-knot construction of the hairnets and carrying nets found in the cave.


British Dictionary definitions for square knot

square knot

noun
  1. another name for reef knot
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