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Turk's-head

[ turks-hed ]
/ ˈtɜrksˌhɛd /
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noun
a turbanlike knot of small cords, made around a rope, spar, etc.
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Origin of Turk's-head

First recorded in 1715–25
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Turk's-head

noun
an ornamental turban-like knot made by weaving small cord around a larger rope
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