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A stopper knot made in a length of rope. The strands are unlaid, and the knot is formed by tucking the strands through the bights of each other, and laying up the rope again. A double diamond knot is made by tucking the strands twice. Its primary purpose is to prevent a rope from running through an eye.

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Subjects: Maritime History.

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