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knot

Definitions by Oxford


[nɒt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a fastening made by looping a piece of string, rope, or something similar on itself and tightening it
(e.g: tie a knot at the end of the cord)

- a tangled mass in something such as hair or wool.

- a knob, protuberance, or node in a stem, branch, or root.

- an unpleasant feeling of tightness or tension in a part of the body
(e.g: her stomach was in knots as she unlocked the door)

- a small tightly packed group of people
(e.g: a knot of spectators was gathering)

- a unit of speed equivalent to one nautical mile per hour, used especially of ships, aircraft, or winds.


Phrases:
- at a rate of knots
- get knotted
- tie someone in knots
- tie the knot

Origin:
Old English cnotta, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch knot


[nɒt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- fasten with a knot
(e.g: the scarves were knotted loosely around their throats)

- make (something, especially hair) tangled
(e.g: the shampoo knotted my hair terribly)

- cause (a muscle) to become tense and hard.


Phrases:
- at a rate of knots
- get knotted
- tie someone in knots
- tie the knot

Origin:


[nɒt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a small, relatively short-billed sandpiper, with a reddish-brown or blackish breast in the breeding season.


Phrases:

Origin:
late Middle English: of unknown origin







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