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Fisherman's Bend.
Other names: Anchor Bend (Chamb. Encycl.
1895. vi. 446. - H. ) Bucket Hitch ( Jutsum. 16. )
[Caption: W.R. 369. i.
T.B i 72.
[? Bursly] 19. ]
[Caption: Cf E.B. xxi. 591. i
fig 9]
[Caption: 1.
(with half hitch)]
[Caption: 2.
(seized end)]
To make: As in fig 1., or if preferred,
as in fig 2, where a seizing is sub-
stituted for the half hitch. (No 34.)
Uses: A mooring knot; to bend ropes to
fishing lines spars, other ropes, rings;
to attach gut fishing lines to cords
or rings: to attach a rope to an
anchor: to bend studdingsail halyards
to the yard (Dana. p 37.)

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