crown knot

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1780, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crown knot was in 1780

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“Crown knot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crown%20knot. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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