adjective Date: 12th century 1. tied in or with a knot 2. full of knots ; gnarled 3. knotty 4. ornamented with knots or knobs

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  • Knotted — Knot ted, a. 1. Full of knots; having knots; knurled; as, a knotted cord; the knotted oak. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Interwoven; matted; entangled. [1913 Webster] Make . . . thy knotted and combined locks to part. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. Having… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knotted — index complex, inextricable Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • knotted — [nät′id] adj. 1. tied or fastened in or with a knot or knots 2. having or full of knots 3. tangled; intricate 4. puzzling; knotty …   English World dictionary

  • knotted — knot|ted [ˈnɔtıd US ˈna: ] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(tied)¦ 2¦(muscle)¦ 3 get knotted! 4¦(hands)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(TIED)¦ tied in a knot or in several knots ▪ a knotted handkerchief on his head 2.) ¦(MUSCLE)¦ if a muscle or other part of your body is knotted,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knotted — adjective 1 FULL OF KNOTS (only before noun) containing a lot of knots: pieces of knotted string 2 MUSCLE if a muscle or other part of your body is knotted, it feels hard and uncomfortable: knotted shoulder muscles 3 Get knotted! BrE spoken used… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • knotted — UK [ˈnɒtɪd] / US [ˈnɑtəd] adjective 1) containing knots a knotted rope 2) feeling uncomfortable because of nervousness or worry knotted muscles 3) twisted and containing lumps knotted fingers • get knotted …   English dictionary

  • knotted — knot|ted [ natəd ] adjective 1. ) with knots in: a knotted rope 2. ) feeling uncomfortable because of nervousness or worry: knotted muscles 3. ) twisted, with lumps in: knotted fingers …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Knotted — Knot Knot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Knotted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Knotting}.] 1. To tie in or with, or form into, a knot or knots; to form a knot on, as a rope; to entangle. Knotted curls. Drayton. [1913 Webster] As tight as I could knot the noose.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • knotted — adjective 1. tied with a knot (Freq. 1) his carefully knotted necktie • Similar to: ↑tied, ↑fastened 2. used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots gnarled and knotted hands a knobbed stick …   Useful english dictionary

  • knotted — adj. Knotted is used with these nouns: ↑shoelace …   Collocations dictionary

  • knotted — [ˈnɒtɪd] adj with knots a scarf with knotted corners[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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