fisherman's knot


Definition of fisherman's knot

: a knot for tying the ends of two lines together that is made by tying overhand knots in the ends around the opposite standing parts

called also Englishman's knot, true lover's knot, waterman's knot

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“Fisherman's knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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