turle knot

\ ˈtərl- \

Definition of turle knot

: 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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History and Etymology for turle knot

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

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“Turle knot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turle%20knot. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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