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Kipping says (73) of the form given by him (81 [infra?])"often 77
used in haste to bend hawsers together."
Uses: For bending large ropes; for joining so
as to resist heavy & jarring strains (as
the recoil of guns &c.); as an ornamental
knot; as a girdle knot in Japan; as a
([found?]). in the family of Wate ( form 2) ^([ ?])* ; &
it is stated to have been used as the true
love knot of Henry VIII & Anne Boleyn . (see 1.78.)
Characteristics: This, ^
like the Figure of Eight, & Reef </i> <i>^& granny</i> <i>^ Knots, is ^ a as perfectly sym-
a knot. as it is possible to ^Like the common granny It is the
make on cords with free ends.
same with the right turned to the left,
nd with the back turned to the front.
Like the Figure of Eight, it is a form of
plait (four fold: see i.158). Just as the
reef knot. was ^ is a pair of lion loops
interlaced ^ with alternate crossings, so this is a pair of interlaced
[P?] each part crossing over & under
alternately until it comes out of the same
bight it first entered. (
as drawn ) There
are only two forms, (given on p.75.) The
full loops in each of the forms are both
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