Windsor knot

Windsor knot
noun Etymology: probably after Edward, Duke of Windsor Date: 1947 a symmetrical necktie knot that is wider than the usual four-in-hand knot

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Windsor knot — Typical use usually worn at meetings, interviews, and special occasions The Windsor knot, also referred to as a Full Windsor or as a Double Windsor (JUJU) to distinguish it from the half Windsor, is a met …   Wikipedia

  • Windsor knot — n. a form of double slipknot in a four in hand necktie, resulting in a wider, bulkier knot …   English World dictionary

  • Windsor knot — Wind′sor knot′ n. clo a wide, triangular knot for tying a four in hand necktie • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Windsor knot — a wide, triangular knot for tying a four in hand necktie. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • Windsor knot — noun A wide triangular knot of a particular sort in a necktie …   Wiktionary

  • Windsor knot — noun a large, loose triangular knot in a tie, produced by making extra turns when tying …   English new terms dictionary

  • Windsor knot — /ˈwɪnzə nɒt/ (say winzuh not) noun a wide, triangular knot in a tie produced by extra turns when tying …   Australian English dictionary

  • Windsor knot — noun a wide triangular slipknot for tying a tie • Hypernyms: ↑slipknot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Half-Windsor knot — The half Windsor knot is a way of tying a necktie which produces a neat, triangular knot. It is larger than the four in hand knot and Pratt knot but smaller than the Windsor knot. Despite its name, it is not half the size of the Windsor knot, and …   Wikipedia

  • Windsor — may refer to:*Windsor (automobile) defunct American automobile maker *Windsor (typeface), serif typeface used in the credits of Woody Allen films *Windsor cap, soft men s cap *Windsor chair, type of armchair with turned bars forming a back and… …   Wikipedia

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