Windsor knot

noun

Definition of Windsor knot

: a symmetrical necktie knot that is wider than the usual four-in-hand knot

First Known Use of Windsor knot

1947, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Windsor knot

probably after Edward, Duke of Windsor

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“Windsor knot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Windsor%20knot. Accessed 30 Mar. 2020.

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