noose

Part of speech: verb

To catch in or fasten with or as with a noose.

Part of speech: noun

A slip- knot.

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Usage examples "noose":

  1. A noose was made at the end of a rope, and placed around the camel's lower jaw. - "The Boy Slaves", Mayne Reid.
  2. At one end of this rope they had made a running noose, which was made fast to a man, who swam out with it to the distance of about a hundred yards. - "The Boy Slaves", Mayne Reid.
  3. Catch me putting my neck in a noose for anybody's kid! - "The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet", George Bernard Shaw.