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tucking under the [Mark indicating transposition of first turn to turn first] made.
When the strain comes, this short end
is bitten against the spar &c. Attached
to a yard it lies close & avoids drift
between the yard & the block (Bushell 228.
Burney 16). The strain is on b, which
runs, & tightens the knot.
Dptmt. May 1907.
Figure of 8 substi-
tuted for overhand
and no loop (though it could be made
by tying a & b again.)
If 1⁄2 hitch were made round c,
the knot would be much like a Fisher-
Bend Knot. (1. 51.)
1st knot a 2 fold at a.
Finish with normal hitches.
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