stopper knot
noun Date: circa 1860 a knot used to prevent a rope from passing through a hole or opening

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Stopper (knot) — Knot details name=Stopper Knot names= type= strength= origin= related= releasing= strength= uses=Keeps the line from slipping out of things.The term stopper knot (or simply stopper) has three distinct meanings in the context of knotting and… …   Wikipedia

  • stopper knot — noun a knot that prevents a rope from passing through a hole • Hypernyms: ↑knot • Hyponyms: ↑Matthew Walker, ↑Matthew Walker knot * * * noun : a knot used to prevent a rope from passing through a hole or opening …   Useful english dictionary

  • stopper knot — noun A knot placed in a rope either to prevent the end from fraying, or to prevent it from passing through a hole …   Wiktionary

  • Ashley's stopper knot — Names Ashley s stopper knot, Ashley stopper knot, Oysterman s stopper Category Stopper …   Wikipedia

  • Knot — (n[o^]t), n. [OE. knot, knotte, AS. cnotta; akin to D. knot, OHG. chnodo, chnoto, G. knoten, Icel. kn[=u]tr, Sw. knut, Dan. knude, and perh. to L. nodus. Cf. {Knout}, {Knit}.] 1. (a) A fastening together of the parts or ends of one or more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Knot — For speeds, see Knot (unit). For other uses, see Knot (disambiguation). Some knots 1 Yarn knot ABoK #2688 2 Manrope knot 3 Granny knot 4 Rosebud stopper knot(?) …   Wikipedia

  • Stopper — The term stopper may refer to one of the following:*Stopper (knot), a type of a knot at the end of the rope. *Stopper (plug), also known as a cork, a plug or a bung used to temporarily seal a bottle opening. *Stopper (football magazine). *a… …   Wikipedia

  • Stopper — Stop per, n. 1. One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in a vessel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A short piece of rope having a knot at one or both ends, with a lanyard… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stopper bolt — Stopper Stop per, n. 1. One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in a vessel. [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A short piece of rope having a knot at one or both ends, with a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stopper — 1. noun /ˈstɒp.ə,ˈstɔp.ə,ˈstɑ.pɚ/ a) Agent noun of stop, someone or something that stops something. Put a stopper in the knot. b) A type of knot at the end of a rope, to prevent it from unravelling. We need a stopper or the boat will sink …   Wiktionary

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