- Blackwall hitch
uses= To attach a rope to a hook when the both are of equal size.
caveat= Likely to slip if subjected to more than ordinary strain
The blackwall hitch is a simple half hitch over a hook. It will hold only when subjected to constant tension. It is used when the rope and hook are of equal size, but it is likely to slip if subjected to more than ordinary tension.
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Blackwall hitch — [blak′wôl΄] n. a kind of knot: see KNOT1 … English World dictionary
Blackwall hitch — noun a simple hitch used for temporarily attaching a line to a hook • Hypernyms: ↑hitch * * * ˈblak.ˌwȯl noun Usage: usually capitalized B Etymology: from Blackwall, shipyard in Poplar district, London, England : a hitch used for temporarily… … Useful english dictionary
Blackwall hitch — Black′wall hitch [[t]ˈblækˌwɔl[/t]] n. tex a hitch made with a rope over a hook so that it holds fast when pulled but is loose otherwise • Etymology: 1860–65; after Blackwall, a London shipyard … From formal English to slang
Blackwall hitch — noun Etymology: Blackwall, shipyard in London, England Date: circa 1862 a hitch knot for securing a rope to a hook see knot illustration … New Collegiate Dictionary
Blackwall hitch — /blak wawl / a hitch made with a rope over a hook so that it holds fast when pulled but is loose otherwise. See illus. under knot. [1860 65; named after Blackwall, a London shipyard] * * * … Universalium
double Blackwall hitch — n. a kind of knot: see KNOT1 * * * … Universalium
double Blackwall hitch — n. a kind of knot: see KNOT1 … English World dictionary
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double hitch — a Blackwall hitch with an extra upper loop passed around the hook. * * * … Universalium
stunner hitch — noun : a double Blackwall hitch … Useful english dictionary