English knot

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English knot (plural English knots)

  1. A loop knot made in the bight. Favoured by fishermen as quick and secure. Also known as fisherman's knot, fisherman's loop, Englishman's knot, water knot, waterman's knot.

References[edit]

• The Ashley Book of Knots →ISBN -- Knot 1414