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Noun: square knot  skwehr nót
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: reef knot)
  1. A double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords
    - reef knot [Brit, Cdn]
  2. A square knot used in a reef line
    - reef knot [Brit, Cdn], flat knot

Derived forms: square knots

Type of: knot

Encyclopedia: Square knot