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Knot

Definition

[n] sandpiper that breeds in the arctic and winters in the S hemisphere
[n] any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
[n] soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
[n] a tight cluster of people or things; "a small knot of women listened to his sermon"
[n] a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters
[n] something twisted and tight and swollen; "their muscles stood out in knots"; "the old man's fists were two great gnarls"; "his stomach was in knots"
[n] a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged; "the saw buckled when it hit a knot"
[v] tie or fasten into a knot
[v] tangle or complicate; "a ravelled story"
[v] make into knots; make knots out of

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