running knot


Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of running knot was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Running knot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

running knot

: a knot (as a slipknot) that slides along the line around which it is tied
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