stevedore knot

noun

Definition of stevedore knot 

: a stopper knot similar to a figure eight knot but with one or more extra turns

called also stevedore's knot

— see knot illustration

First Known Use of stevedore knot

circa 1863, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stevedore knot was circa 1863

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