"noose" in the noun sense
1. snare, gin, noose
a trap for birds or small mammals often has a slip noose
2. noose, running noose, slip noose
a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
"noose" in the verb sense
make a noose in or of
secure with a noose
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