half hitch

  1. a knot used to fasten a rope temporarily to an object; usually tied double
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How To Use half hitch In A Sentence

  • Or is it like macrame - full hitch & double half hitches Many Morning
  • I learned many a trick of roping from a cowboy friend of my motion picture days, and one of these I now put into use in an endeavor to entangle the crablike chelae Suddenly giving the rope sufficient slack, I threw a half hitch around the chela that gripped it, immediately following it with a second, whereupon the creature commenced to pull desperately away. Pirates of Venus
  • I passed the time byexplaining how he was going to have to take the tip of the rod in hand withoutstressing it, then unwrap the half hitch that the fouled line had thrown aroundthe rod's top guide. Howell Raines' South Pacific Marlin Fishing Adventure
  • Fairly soon I tire of standing, looking stupid, so using a drainage channel as a fairlead, I loop the rope round a tree and stick a couple of half hitches in it.
  • Thorn reached out and tied a half hitch around the old man's right wrist. BLACKWATER SOUND
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