half-knot

noun
\ˈhaf-ˌnät, ˈhäf-\

Definition of half-knot 

: a knot intertwining the ends of two cords and used in tying other knots

First Known Use of half-knot

1913, in the meaning defined above

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half-knot

noun
\ˈhaf-ˌnät, ˈhäf-\

Kids Definition of half-knot

: a knot in which two rope ends are wrapped once around each other and which is used to start other knots

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