carrick bend


car·rick bend

noun \ˈka-rik-\

Definition of CARRICK BEND

:  a knot used to join the ends of two large ropes — see knot illustration

Origin of CARRICK BEND

probably from obsolete English carrick carrack, from Middle English carrake, carryk
First Known Use: 1819

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