bowknot

noun

bow·​knot ˈbō-ˌnät How to pronounce bowknot (audio)
: a knot with decorative loops

Examples of bowknot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There’s an adjustable self-tie bowknot, elastic shirring, and V-neck, square neck, or off-the-shoulder style options. Monica Bell, Peoplemag, 23 Jan. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1547, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bowknot was in 1547

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“Bowknot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bowknot. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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