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for Clove hitch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Clove \Clove\, imp. of Cleave.
Clove hitch (Naut.) See under Hitch.
Clove hook (Naut.), an iron two-part hook, with jaws
overlapping, used in bending chain sheets to the clews of
sails; -- called also clip hook. --Knight.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a knot used to fasten a line temporarily to a post or spar
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