weaver's knot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weaver's knot a hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)
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Usage

In literature:

In the tangled jumble occur what might almost be described as weaver's knots.
"The Life of the Spider" by J. Henri Fabre
Then there would come a flash of his hands as he looped the weaver's knot and released the bobbin.
"When God Laughs and Other Stories" by Jack London
Tie on with a weaver's knot the lightest blue, work 1 l. under each 1 ch., with 1 ch.
"The Ladies' Work-Book" by Unknown
The weaver's knot is the best for joining the lengths of thread.
"Bookbinding, and the Care of Books" by Douglas Cockerell
In cutting off the silk, you must leave sufficient to make a weaver's knot, with which is to be fastened to the succeeding color.
"The Ladies' Work-Table Book" by Anonymous
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