square knot

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a double knot made of two half hitches and used to join the ends of two cords

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Tie a square knot with those two ends and clip off the excess thread.
Soldiers of the 571st Military Police Company manned the knot-tying station, where two knots--the square knot and the bowline--were taught.
Better yet, make that sturdy rope, looped and pulled, of course, into a proper square knot.
For starters master the bowline, square knot, clove hitch and taut-line hitch--those will cover a variety of applications.
You'll now have a simple loop tied into a square knot, with no tails.
When teenagers arrive home from camp this summer, they may not be able to tie a perfect square knot or present their parents with a hand-made potholder.
All this is happening because of a triple square knot made up of laws like TABOR, Amendment 23, Gallagher and others.
In-town sculptures include the foot, a pliers with an inquisitive cockroach, an astronaut, a square knot, a clothespin, an American Indian on a horse, a cowboy and a stream of coffee pouring from a cup.