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Twofold Knot .
Other names : Double Overhand
Surgeon's Knot (Noeud de chirurgien . Littr[e acute]
Dict, sub "Noeud" : not now used by French
surgeons as formerly). In its geometri-
cal form this is the endless knot,
Pentagram, Pentacle, or Pentangle of
the magicians (E.B. & Faust
See also fig 1. p.1. figs
2&4, p5; figs 8&9 p.15. &
ii. p231. S2 5b⁄5c , which shows
the reverse of the geometri-
cal figure here given.
also vol i. 39. col 1.
[Caption : Pentagram]
To make : See pp 5, 13.
Ch Uses : See pp 7, 17.
Characteristics : See pp 1-17 passim.. The
knot can be undone by untwisting
the coils. It is probably weakening
to the cord if made tight. It may
be regarded as a reduplicated over-
hand, just as a timber hitch of 5
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