- Killick hitch
names= Kelleg hitch
uses= Attach a rope to an oddly shaped object.
The killick hitch is a type of
hitch knotused to attach a ropeto oddly shaped objects. This knot, also known as the kelleg hitch, is an alteration of the timber hitch.
Use and History
The killick hitch is used to anchor small boats, usually by using some odd shaped heavy object. It has common use among oystering ships becausethe anchor is more easily moved than with other methods.
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