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Noun: noose  noos
  1. A trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
    - snare, gin
  2. A loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
    - running noose, slip noose
Verb: noose  noos
  1. Make a noose in or of
  2. Secure with a noose

Derived forms: noosed, nooses, noosing

Type of: fasten, fix, intertwine, loop, secure, trap

Part of: halter, hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hemp, hempen necktie, lariat, lasso, reata, riata

Encyclopedia: Noose