Knot in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Knot

(transitive) To form into a knot; to tie with a knot or knots. | (transitive) To form wrinkles in the forehead, as a sign of concentration, concern, surprise, etc. | To unite closely; to knit together.

Short Example Sentences for Knot

  • 1. And the shape of the bunch and the knot of the string. 🔊
  • 2. Hardly a knot in 'em. 🔊
  • 3. A little knot of passengers from the train gathered around them. 🔊
  • 4. Her hair is white and drawn up tightly to a knot at the top of her head. 🔊
  • 5. A by-stander pointed to the tiny fracture near the hard knot of the staff. 🔊
  • 6. Several had gathered in a little knot as Shirley approached. 🔊
  • 7. He stood quite still, with his fingers still upon the sailor knot of his tie. 🔊
  • 8. Lord Kames boldly cut the knot which philosophy had failed to unravel for him. 🔊
  • 9. But Nannie May cut the Gordian knot with her usual impetuosity. 🔊
  • 10. He might step in and cut the Gordian knot by simply paying off Jerry's debts. 🔊

How to use Knot in Sentences?

  • 1. The plunge brought her up against a knot of gentlemen who were standing talking on the corner. 🔊
  • 2. A grand piano, and a perambulator tied in a knot were trying to get down through a coal chute. 🔊
  • 3. She was stealing along swiftly before a seven knot breeze on the quarter, with studding-sails set. 🔊
  • 4. Her hair was like ripe corn, waved and parted on the side with a girlish knot behind. 🔊
  • 5. This knot of nature is so well tied, that nobody was ever cunning enough to find the two ends. 🔊
  • 6. But nobody there, except a small knot of pre-Raffaelite men, pretends to do him justice. 🔊
  • 7. Of the next, i, we differ farder, and the knot harder to louse, for nether syde wantes sum reason. 🔊
  • 8. Now I am cum to a knot that I have noe wedg to cleave, and wald be glaed if I cold hoep for help. 🔊
  • 9. One day he came upon a knot of men standing just at the entrance of the yard that led to the tap-room. 🔊
  • 10. The chancellor fired wide, his wandering bullet creating a transitory excitement in a knot of bystanders. 🔊
  • 11. Her thick brown hair was gathered into a low knot and her fine white skin had a touch of artificial color. 🔊
  • 12. Here a man crawled into a passage to nurse a broken head; there a knot gathered to kick a sprawling foe. 🔊
  • 13. Cherubim and seraphim seem always vested in the alb or tunic, and a scarf tied in a knot round the neck. 🔊
  • 14. He knew a knot of fisher folk were running to the beach, a dozen hands took his fainting burden from him. 🔊
  • 15. Instead of the amice we sometimes find a scarf or cloth tied in a knot around the neck, the ends falling down in front. 🔊
  • 16. This made the rope slack, or loose, and then the creature could shake the knot of the rope out from under its leg. 🔊
  • 17. It was beautiful hair, growing low on her forehead and waving backward in loose undulations to the thick knot at the nape of her neck. 🔊
  • 18. In the midst of my triumph I observed a little knot gathering together in the upper part of the room. 🔊
  • 19. The boxes of wedding cake were piled on the hall table, and each one had a wee daisy blossom tied into the knot of white ribbon on top. 🔊
  • 20. It was now after dark and as they walked slowly, discussing events of the day, they came upon a knot of men engaged in some sort of an argument. 🔊
  • 21. Out upon the plains, half a mile distant from the wagons, are to be seen a knot or two of graceful springbok busily feeding in the choice herbage. 🔊
  • 22. In the centre of this knot of dark Africans sat the chieftainess, a very fair-skinned woman, undoubtedly. 🔊
  • 23. A great knot of people were swarming about a statue under a pine tree, and shrill, angry voices proclaimed not trafficking, but a brawl. 🔊
  • 24. A brisk guardsman separated himself from the knot of men at the Castle doors and crossed the Plaza toward him. 🔊
  • 25. Two Indians had broken away, and were running across the wharf, with a little knot of soldiers close on their heels. 🔊