large knot

large knot

A knot in wood which is greater than 1 ½ in. (3.8 cm) in diameter.
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All safe!' As he spoke, he drew forth an old cotton handkerchief from his breast; and untying a large knot in one corner, produced a small brown-paper packet.
From that very side entrance to the Vauxhall, near which the prince and all the Epanchin party were seated, there suddenly appeared quite a large knot of persons, at least a dozen.
His nether garment was a yellow nankeen, closely fitted to the shape, and tied at his bunches of knees by large knots of white ribbon, a good deal sullied by use.
Tarantino conjures moments of nerveshredding tension that demonstrate his master of the craft, peaking with two prolonged sequences with Manson's acolytes that tighten the large knot of tension in our stomachs.
Tarantino conjures moments of nerveshredding tension that Margot as Sharon demonstrate his master of the craft, peaking with two prolonged sequences with Manson's acolytes that tighten the large knot of tension in our stomachs.
Tarantino conjures moments of nerveshredding tension that demonstrate his mastery of the craft, peaking with two prolonged sequences with Manson's acolytes that tighten the large knot of tension in our stomachs.
Tarantino conjures moments of nerve-shredding tension that demonstrate his mastery of the craft, peaking with two prolonged sequences with Manson's acolytes that tighten the large knot of tension in our stomachs.
If you encounter a large knot while detangling, carefully comb or brush that area until the shed hair is released.
Figure 1 shows a roof rafter failure brought on by a large knot that encompassed about half of the cross section of the board.
6 Attach a ribbon or string to the pre-made loop (on the ceramic eggs) or thread a thin ribbon through the two needle holes on your egg shells (using a needle, from bottom to top), tying a large knot in the bottom to hold it in place.
Thread a large darning needle with a piece of thick yarn (or doubled up cotton) at least 1m long, tied at the bottom end into a large knot. Step two: Thread the berries and popcorn Thread the first piece of popcorn onto the yarn, pushing it gently down onto the knot.