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knot (n):
a sandpiper that breeds in the Arctic and winters in the southern hemisphere
knot (n):
any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
knot (n):
soft lump or unevenness in a yarn; either an imperfection or created by design
Related Word: burl
knot (n):
a tight cluster of people or things
Samples
a small knot of women listened to his sermon.
the bird had a knot of feathers forming a crest
knot (n):
a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
Related Word: mile
knot (n):
something twisted and tight and swollen
Samples
their muscles stood out in knots.
the old man's fists were two great gnarls.
his stomach was in knots

Related Words: gnarl
knot (n):
a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
Samples
the saw buckled when it hit a knot
knot (v):
tie or fasten into a knot
Samples
knot the shoelaces
knot (v):
tangle or complicate
Samples
a ravelled story
Related Words: raveltangle
knot (v):
make into knots; make knots out of
Samples
She knotted her fingers
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All that glitters is not gold

Parlayan herşey altın değildir.
Just because something looks attractive does not mean it is genuine or valuable.


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