clove hitch definition

  • noun:
    • A knot regularly secure a line to a spar, post, or other item, comprising two half hitches built in contrary directions.
    • a bend created by two one half hitches in contrary directions, regularly make a line fast to a spar or even a more substantial rope; you won't slip
    • See hitch, 6.
    • a knot used to fasten a line temporarily to a post or spar
  • imperative:
    • View under Hitch.

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