Blackwall hitch

noun
Black·wall hitch | \ˈblak-ˌwȯl- \

Definition of Blackwall hitch 

: a hitch knot for securing a rope to a hook — see knot illustration

First Known Use of Blackwall hitch

1801, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Blackwall hitch

Blackwall, shipyard in London, England

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