Granny's bend
Granny Gran"ny, n. A grandmother; a grandam; familiarly, an old woman. [1913 Webster]

{Granny's bend}, or {Granny's knot} (Naut.), a kind of insecure knot or hitch; a reef knot crossed the wrong way. [1913 Webster]


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  • Granny's knot — Granny Gran ny, n. A grandmother; a grandam; familiarly, an old woman. [1913 Webster] {Granny s bend}, or {Granny s knot} (Naut.), a kind of insecure knot or hitch; a reef knot crossed the wrong way. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Granny — Gran ny, n. A grandmother; a grandam; familiarly, an old woman. [1913 Webster] {Granny s bend}, or {Granny s knot} (Naut.), a kind of insecure knot or hitch; a reef knot crossed the wrong way. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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