barrel knot
a knot used to join to pieces of line together or to join a line to a leader. Various websites have animated steps showing how to tie this knot

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • barrel knot — noun a knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times • Syn: ↑blood knot • Hypernyms: ↑knot …   Useful english dictionary

  • barrel knot — Angling. a knot for fastening together two strands of gut or nylon, as fishing lines or leaders. Also called blood knot. * * * …   Universalium

  • Barrel hitch — Knot details name=Barrel hitch names= Barrel Sling type= hitch strength= origin= related= Overhand knot, Bowline releasing= uses= caveat= abok number= #459, #2176 and #2177The Barrel Hitch or Barrel Sling , named for its use in hoisting cargo… …   Wikipedia

  • knot — Ⅰ. knot1 (nŏt) n. 1. a) A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope. b) A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way. 2. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid. 3 …   Word Histories

  • Blood knot — Knot details name=Blood knot names= Barrel knot type= bend strength= 80% origin= related= releasing= uses= Joining monofilament nylon line caveat= abok number= A blood knot (Barrel knot) is most usefully employed for joining sections of… …   Wikipedia

  • blood knot — noun a knot used for tying fishing leaders together; the ends of the two leaders are wrapped around each other two or three times • Syn: ↑barrel knot • Hypernyms: ↑knot * * * noun 1. : a multiple overhand knot especially when tied in a cat o nine …   Useful english dictionary

  • double englishman's knot — noun Usage: usually capitalized E Etymology: double (I) + englishman s knot : barrel knot b …   Useful english dictionary

  • double fisherman's knot — noun Etymology: double (I) + fisherman s knot : barrel knot b …   Useful english dictionary

  • blood knot — Angling. See barrel knot. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • grapevine knot — noun : barrel knot b …   Useful english dictionary

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