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167
seize as shown in fig 1. The reverse
knot may be made by following the
reverse direction in making the single
wall &c. As it is easy to blunder over this<br simple knot careful attention should be paid
^ to fig 3, in which the ends are supposed to be pulled up.
[Added from below: above the knot. ]
Uses: A rope end knot,on which
if desired, other rope end knots may
be made, in which case the ends
must be left longer than shown in
fig 1. p.165, & of course they would not
be seized. With seized ends, as a perfectly
trustworthy stopper, ( Burney.) (cf p 132.)
Characteristics: This knot is a three strand
twist, which, viewed from one side is crossed
diagonally by each strand three times twice.
The bights in fig 3. showing the com-
pleted knot are marked with little crosses.
^ It looks less flat than represented in the figure when quite tig
(tight

Uses: As a stopper. Formerly in the clews
of sails.
Characteristics: ^ A circular plait consisting of A Double Wall & Double
Crown ^ made with 6 strands. See pp.157,145.

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