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Definitions of knot:

part of speech: present participle

Knotting.

part of speech: noun

An interweaving or tying of thread or cord, etc.; anything resembling a knot; entanglement; difficulty; a hard part in a piece of wood; part of a tree where the branches shoot out; a nautical mile or 2, 025 yards; bond of union; group; the red- breasted sandpiper.

part of speech: noun

See Node.

part of speech: noun

KNOTTINESS.

part of speech: noun

A tie; an interweaving or uniting of thread, cord, or rope at one point; any bond of union; a dark hard part in wood; a collection; a group; a small band; a difficulty; something so intricate as not easily to be solved; among seamen, a division of the log- line, so called from the line being divided into equal parts of 50 ft. by pieces of string rove through the strands; the rate at which a ship sails at sea, the rate and distance being measured by the knots run out in half a minute- thus nine knots run out in half a minute denote sailing at the rate of nine nautical miles per hour; a nautical mile; in bot., a swelling in some stems where the attachment of the leaves takes place.

part of speech: verb transitive

To tie in a knot: to unite closely.

part of speech: adjective

Knotted.

part of speech: noun

Anything confusedly fastened or twisted, as threads, etc.: a figure the lines of which are interlaced: a bond of union: a difficulty: a cluster: the part of a tree where a branch shoots out: an epaulet: pad for supporting burdens carried on the head: ( naut.) a division of the log- line, a mile.

part of speech: verb transitive

To tie in a knot; unite firmly or closely.

part of speech: noun

A wading bird much resembling a snipe, said in Drayton's Polyolbion to be named from king Canute, with whom it was a favorite article of food.

part of speech: verb

To tie; to unite; to form knots or joints.

part of speech: verb intransitive

From knots or joints; make knots for fringe.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To form knots or joints: to knit knots for a fringe:- pr. p. knotting; pa. t. and pa. p. knotted.

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