What does the word loop mean?

Usage examples for loop

  1. I've got a longer head than you have, because I've kept it clear, and hate of a man never will get my neck in the loop. – Dixie Hart by Will N. Harben
  2. She did not think to put her foot in the loop of the rope to aid her in this work. – Carolyn of the Corners by Ruth Belmore Endicott
  3. He made sure that Bud had the loop in his hand, then slipped back past his horse and went on, walking more quickly. – Cow-Country by B. M. Bower