bow knot

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bow knot

A decorative element in the stylized shape of a ribbon tied in a bow; often in the form of repetitive open loops which contain rosettes. See also: Ornament
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--While tying the four reef knots people remember the Creator, who is One; Zoroastrianism, the true religion; Zarathustra the Prophet sent by God; and finally the wearer, who must perform Good Deeds.
Granny knots, whether a double knot or not, are far inferior to reef knots for securing laces, he says.
I can't tie a reef knot, I'd be hard pressed to recognise and name three types of butterfly and the number of rows we have when travelling suggests none of our family aged nine to 80 can map read.
The biggest man skills thought to be lost were tying a reef knot and building a tree house, with just over half of the 216 respondents believing men aged under 30 were less capable than their counterparts of 20 years ago.
Meanwhile, the minced chicken pancake (don't even attempt the Hungarian names unless you want to leave Goulash with your tongue in a reef knot) was even worse.
The reef knot was also the strongest in comparison with the granny knot.
Mrs Steemson was discovered dead at the couple's home with a curtain tie-back around her neck fastened in a reef knot.
I can still tie a reef knot and even stalk a man-eating lion, crucial around our way.
HOW TO TIE A REEF KNOT The simplest of all knots, and is always used when a common tie is required.
After being beckoned dramatically by Maurice to witness two earthworms entwined in a reef knot, I decided life is too short to suffer the insufferable.
Another task involved tying a rope into a reef knot, without letting it touch the floor.
To be honest, I couldn't name one of the Jambos' summer signings and it's impossible to read their names in match reports without dislocating your jaw or twisting your tongue into a reef knot.