Turk's head

noun

Definition of Turk's head

: a turban-shaped knot worked on a rope with a piece of small line — see knot illustration

First Known Use of Turk's head

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Turk's head.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Turk%27s%20head. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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