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Noun: running noose  rú-ning noos
  1. A loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
    - noose, slip noose

Derived forms: running nooses

Type of: loop

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