stopper knot

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a knot that prevents a rope from passing through a hole

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Coroner David Dooley said at the city hearing it was a tragic human error, adding: "Had a stopper knot been used, the rope probably would not have failed.
Pa began by tying stopper knots at various intervals on the rope and then securing the rope to a branch with a swing knot.