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stevedore knot

stevedore knot

noun

Definition of STEVEDORE KNOT

:  a stopper knot similar to a figure eight knot but with one or more extra turns —called also stevedore's knot — see knot illustration

First Known Use of STEVEDORE KNOT

circa 1863

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