noose

Definitions of noose
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n a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled

Synonyms:
running noose, slip noose
Types:
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clench, clinch
a small slip noose made with seizing
double clinch
a clinch with two loops
inside clinch
a clinch with the end of the line inside the loop
outside clinch
a clinch with the end of the line outside the loop
Type of:
loop
anything with a round or oval shape (formed by a curve that is closed and does not intersect itself)

n a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose

Synonyms:
gin, snare
Type of:
trap
a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned

v make a noose in or of

Type of:
intertwine, loop
make a loop in

v secure with a noose

Type of:
fasten, fix, secure
cause to be firmly attached

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