Clove-hitch



noun
1.
a knot or hitch for fastening a rope to a spar or larger rope, consisting of two half hitches made in opposite directions, the two parts of the rope emerging also in opposite directions.
noun
1.
a knot or hitch used for securing a rope to a spar, post, or larger rope

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