noose definition

  • noun:
    • A loop created in a rope in the shape of a slipknot such that it binds stronger due to the fact rope is pulled. Also called running noose.
    • A snare or pitfall.
    • a variable loop of line, e.g. the only placed across the throat in hangings, or even the one after a lasso.
    • A running knot, or cycle, which binds the better the more it is attracted.
    • A running knot or slip-knot. See slip-knot.
    • A loop formed by or fastened with a running knot or slip-knot, as that in a hangman's halter, or perhaps in a lasso; for this reason, a snare; a gin.
    • a loop formed in a cord or line by way of a slipknot; it binds stronger given that cord or line is drawn
    • a trap for birds or tiny animals; usually has actually a slip noose
  • verb-transitive:
    • to recapture or hold by or as if by a noose.
    • to help make a noose of or perhaps in.
    • To tie-in a noose; to get in a noose; to entrap; to insnare.
  • verb:
    • To tie or get in a noose; to entrap or ensnare.
    • make a noose in or of
    • secure with a noose
  • others:
    • To knot; entangle in or as in a knot.
    • To capture or insnare by or as by a noose.
    • To provide with a noose or operating knot.
    • To embellish with some thing resembling a noose.

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