Definition of blood knot in English:

blood knot


  • A type of knot used by anglers to join two fishing lines.

    Also called barrel knot

    ‘I have never tucked a blood knot since I test all my knots to destruction before they go in the water and any knot that starts to slip gets discarded.’
    • ‘Initially this knot may seem difficult and time consuming, but once perfected it takes only a little longer to tie than an ordinary blood knot.’
    • ‘I attach the hook with a seven turn tucked blood knot or the Palomar knot.’
    • ‘A double turn blood knot will do the trick, or tie a few granny knots in the tail link.’


blood knot

/bləd nät/ /bləd nɑt/