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granny knot

noun

Simple Definition of granny knot

  • : a type of knot that looks similar to a square knot but is much less strong

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of granny knot

  1. :  an insecure knot often made instead of a square knot — see knot illustration

1853

First Known Use of granny knot

1853


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