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wall knot

noun

  1. a knot forming a knob at the end of a rope, made by unwinding the strands and weaving them together


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The "Wall Knot" (Fig. 114) is almost as simple as the crown, and in fact is practically a crown reversed.

Wall knot crowned—a neat rope-end finish, to prevent unraveling.

If the ends by which the wall knot is made after being hove were passed through the bights, it would make the knot stronger.

If the seizing is small cordage, take a wall-knot in the end; if spunyarn, an overhand knot.

A short rope spliced round a thimble in the eye of the bell-crank, with a double wall-knot crowned at its end.

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