What does the word knot mean?

Usage examples for knot

  1. " Tie me a lover's knot," suggested the lady, in a whisper. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  2. Some day, Dick, I'll lose my temper, tie Penfield in a hard knot and throw him into the river! – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  3. One or two there present, who had perhaps peculiarly royal instincts, had crept up towards him so as to make him the centre of a little knot, but, otherwise, conversation went on much as it had done before the unfortunate arrival of Phineas. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope