granny knot

noun

Definition of granny knot

: an insecure knot often made instead of a square knot — see knot illustration

First Known Use of granny knot

1853

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granny knot

Definition of granny knot for English Language Learners

  • : a type of knot that looks similar to a square knot but is much less strong


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