One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of knot used by anglers to join two fishing lines.
- ‘Initially this knot may seem difficult and time consuming, but once perfected it takes only a little longer to tie than an ordinary blood knot.’
- ‘A double turn blood knot will do the trick, or tie a few granny knots in the tail link.’
- ‘I attach the hook with a seven turn tucked blood knot or the Palomar knot.’
- ‘I have never tucked a blood knot since I test all my knots to destruction before they go in the water and any knot that starts to slip gets discarded.’
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