Definition of sound knot
: a knot in lumber that is as hard as the surrounding wood and is so solid and free from decay that it will retain its place in the piece
Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of sound knot
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up sound knot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).