sword knot

noun

: an ornamental cord or tassel tied to the hilt of a sword

Word History

First Known Use

1676, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sword knot was in 1676

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“Sword knot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sword%20knot. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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