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n 1  :  an interlacing of the parts of one or more flexible bodies (as threads or sutures) in a lump to prevent their spontaneous separation - see SURGEON'S KNOT  2

:  a usu. firm or hard lump, swelling, or protuberance in or on a part of the body or a bone or process <a in a gland>  <a bone with two or three s>  - compare SURFER'S KNOT  knot vb knot*ted knot*ting .

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