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43
the twisted loop from a, and with
very little manipulation, b can be
made to lie straight alongside a, and
a blood knot form of manifold running
knot will result. In the figures it is
assumed that a hawser is employed.
Uses: Formerly to hang men; now super-
seded by fixing a metal ring at
a & passing b through it.
Characteristics: See p. 37. The increased
number of coils give increased
steadiness & straightness of run to
b. It is merely a manifold running
knot.

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