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Ghior'des knot'




a hand-tied knot, used in rug weaving, in which the parallel ends of looped yarn alternate with two threads of warp, producing an uneven pile effect. Also called Turkish knot. Cf. Sehna knot.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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