Carrick bend

Carrick bend
Carrick Car"rick, n. (Naut.) A carack. See {Carack}. [1913 Webster]

{Carrick bend} (Naut.), a kind of knot, used for bending together hawsers or other ropes.

{Carrick bitts} (Naut.), the bitts which support the windlass. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

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  • Carrick bend — A fully interwoven diagonally opposed Carrick bend Names Carrick bend, Double Carrick Bend, Double Coin Knot, Ten Accord Knot, Bosun s Knot, Basketweave Kno …   Wikipedia

  • carrick bend — [kar′ik] n. a kind of knot used for joining two ropes: see KNOT1 …   English World dictionary

  • carrick bend — /ˈkærɪk bɛnd/ (say karik bend) noun Nautical a kind of knot for joining cables or hawsers. {carrick ? variant of carrack} …   Australian English dictionary

  • carrick bend — n. Naut. a kind of knot used to join ropes. Etymology: BEND(2): carrick perh. f. CARRACK …   Useful english dictionary

  • carrick bend — car′rick bend [[t]ˈkær ɪk[/t]] n. naut. tex a knot or bend for joining the ends of two ropes • Etymology: 1810–20; perh. to be identified with ME carryk, var. of carrake carrack …   From formal English to slang

  • carrick bend — noun Etymology: probably from obsolete English carrick carrack, from Middle English carrake, carryk Date: 1819 a knot used to join the ends of two large ropes see knot illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carrick bend — noun a kind of knot used on a ship to join ropes end to end. Origin C19: from bend2: carrick perh. an alt. of carrack …   English new terms dictionary

  • carrick bend — /kar ik/ a knot or bend for joining the ends of two ropes. See illus. under knot. [1810 20; perh. to be identified with ME carryk, var. of carrake CARRACK] * * * …   Universalium

  • carrick bend — noun A round knot used to join two rope hawsers when required to go round the barrel of a capstan without jamming …   Wiktionary

  • Single carrick bend — Knot details name=Single carrick bend names= type= bend strength= origin= related= Carrick bend releasing= strength= uses= Large rope caveat= abok number= #1439The single carrick bend is a bend used in large rope. In practice, the free ends are… …   Wikipedia

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