- Loop knot
- Loop Loop, n. [Cf. Ir. & Gael. lub loop, noose, fold, thong,
bend, lub to bend, incline.]
1. A fold or doubling of a thread, cord, rope, etc., through
which another thread, cord, etc., can be passed, or which
a hook can be hooked into; an eye, as of metal; a staple;
a noose; a bight.
That the probation bear no hinge, nor loop To hang a doubt on. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
And stop all sight-holes, every loop from whence The eye of Reason may pry in upon us. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
3. A curve of any kind in the form of a loop. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.