Matthew Walker knot

noun Mat·thew Walk·er knot \¦math(ˌ)(y)üˈwȯk‧ə(r)-\
variants: or

Matthew Walker

Definition of Matthew Walker knot

  1. :  a stopper knot made by sticking the end of each strand of a rope up through the bights of the next two strands

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Origin and Etymology of matthew walker knot

probably from the name Matthew Walker

First Known Use: 14th century

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a brief usually trivial fact

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