clove hitch

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a knot used to fasten a line temporarily to a post or spar

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Like a clove hitch, though, neglecting the finishing touches results in an easy solution that may quickly unravel.
A constrictor knot - Holds more securely than a clove hitch.
Occupying the site of the former El Macho, on Hope Street, the Clove Hitch is a world away from the old Mexican restaurant.
In the remote clove hitch rope-tying competition, first place went to the Jack Rabbits, second to the Buffaloes, also from Troop 39, and third place was a tie between the Patriots and Shark Patrol of Troop 39.
For a free area information pack write to the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism, Molasses House, Clove Hitch Quay, Plantation Wharf, London SW11 3TN.
Tie the five pieces (with heads) around your dowel, making the tie as close to the wheat heads as possible with the clove hitch knot (see illustration).
FOR more information, contact the United States Virgin Islands Tourist Office, Molasses House, Clove Hitch Quay, Plantation Wharf, London, SW11 3TN.
So he took the rod that was bent with the sailfish and tied on a boat fender - one of those white bumpers used to prevent vessel hulls from hitting docks - by way of a clove hitch in front of and behind the reel.
The 23 Club is now focusing on craft keg and bottled beers, with real ales available on handpumps at The Clove Hitch upstairs.
Further info: Tenerife Tourist Office, Molasses House, Clove Hitch Quay, Plantation Wharf, London SW11 (0171 978 5222).
We use square-lashings, clove hitch knots and bowline knots on the handrails,'' said Anders Yarbrough of Westlake Village, describing knots used to build a rope ``Monkey Bridge.
Ad Hop was born in The 23 Club, the great little craft beer hotspot below The Clove Hitch restaurant in Hope Street.
Food and Drink Liverpool's first ever all-Irish Tap Takeover will celebrate the exploding craft beer scene in Ireland, showcasing the best cask and keg beer at the 23 Club and Clove Hitch.
TABLES at the Clove Hitch were at a premium when we made our initial online queries.
I sat among dozens of proud beer geeks this week at the latest Meet The Brewer (MTB) night at The Clove Hitch in Hope Street, where Brad and Gazz from Newport's Tiny Rebel Brewery talked us through eight of their beers.