rolling hitch

noun

Definition of rolling hitch

: a hitch knot for fastening a line to a spar or to the standing part of another line that will not slip when the pull is parallel to the spar or line — see knot illustration

First Known Use of rolling hitch

circa 1769, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rolling hitch was circa 1769

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rolling in (something)

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“Rolling hitch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rolling%20hitch. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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