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slipknot

noun slip·knot \ˈslip-ˌnät\

: a knot that can slide along the rope around which it is made and that is tightened by pulling on one end

Full Definition of SLIPKNOT

:  a knot that slips along the rope or line around which it is made; especially :  one made by tying an overhand knot around the standing part of a rope — see knot illustration

First Known Use of SLIPKNOT

1659

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