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knot

Pronunciation: not

Definition:

  1. An intertwining of the ends of two cords, tapes, or sutures in such a way that they cannot easily become separated; or a similar twining or infolding of a cord in its continuity.
  2. anatomy, pathology a node, ganglion, or circumscribed swelling suggestive of a knot.

[A.S. cnotta]

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