English - English Dictionary

Few words

topknotshowy crest or knot of hair or feathers
knota sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
barrel knota knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times
blood knota knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times
bowknota knot with two loops and loose ends; used to tie shoelaces
bowline knota loop knot that neither slips not jams
fisherman's knota knot for tying the ends of two lines together
true lover's knota knot for tying the ends of two lines together
truelove knota knot for tying the ends of two lines together
French knotstitch made by looping the thread several times around the needle before inserting it into the fabric
Gordian knotan intricate knot tied by Gordius, the king of Phrygia, and cut by the sword of Alexander the Great after he heard that whoever undid it would become ruler of Asia
granny knota reef knot crossed the wrong way and therefore insecure
knotany of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
loop knotany of various knots used to make a fixed loop in a rope
love knota stylized knot used as an emblem of love
lover's knota stylized knot used as an emblem of love
Matthew Walker knota kind of stopper knot
overhand knota simple small knot (often used as part of other knots)
prolonge knota knot in the rope used to drag a gun carriage
reef knota square knot used in a reef line
flat knota square knot used in a reef line
weaver's knota hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)
slipknota knot at the end of a cord or rope that can slip along the cord or rope around which it is made
square knota double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords
stopper knota knot that prevents a rope from passing through a hole