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noun
a looped strap, ribbon, or the like attached to the hilt of a sword as a support or ornament.
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Origin of sword knot

First recorded in 1685–95
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sword knot

noun
a loop on the hilt of a sword by which it was attached to the wrist, now purely decorative
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