cuckold's neck
Cuckold's knot Cuck"old's knot` (k?k"?ldz n?t`). (Naut.) A hitch or knot, by which a rope is secured to a spar, the two parts of the rope being crossed and seized together; -- called also {cuckold's neck}. --Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cuckold's knot — Cuck old s knot (k?k ?ldz n?t ). (Naut.) A hitch or knot, by which a rope is secured to a spar, the two parts of the rope being crossed and seized together; called also {cuckold s neck}. Ham. Nav. Encyc. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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