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Related to square knot: knots
a double knot consisting of two symmetric half hitches, which tends to tighten under tension.
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square knot(skwār not)
A double knot in which the free ends of the second loop are symmetric and in the same plane as the free ends of the first loop.
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A double knot in which the ends of the second knot are in the same place as the ends of the first knot.See: knot for illus.; square knot
See also: knot
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