turle knot

noun \ˈtərl-\

Definition of turle knot

  1. :  a knot made with a variety of slip noose and used in angling to tie a gut or nylon leader to a hook or fly —called also turtle knot

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Origin and Etymology of turle knot

after Major W. G. Turle, 19th century English fisherman

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