crown knot


Definition of crown knot

: a knot tied in the unlaid strands at the end of a rope and used chiefly as part of other knots

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First Known Use of crown knot

1780, in the meaning defined above

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“Crown knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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