Noosing
Noose Noose (n[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Noosed} (n[=oo]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Noosing}.] To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • noosing — nuːs n. loop with a running knot; loop of rope used to hang people; knot v. catch with a noose; fasten with a running knot; hang with a noose …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Noose — (n[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Noosed} (n[=oo]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Noosing}.] To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noosed — Noose Noose (n[=oo]z), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Noosed} (n[=oo]zd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Noosing}.] To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noose — I. noun Etymology: Middle English nose Date: 15th century 1. a loop with a slipknot that binds closer the more it is drawn 2. something that snares like a noose II. transitive verb (noosed; noosing) Date: 1600 1. to secure by …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • noose — nooser, n. /noohs/, n., v., noosed, noosing. n. 1. a loop with a running knot, as in a snare, lasso, or hangman s halter, that tightens as the rope is pulled. 2. a tie or bond; snare. v.t. 3. to secure by or as by a noose. 4. to make a noose with …   Universalium

  • noose — /nus / (say noohs) noun 1. a loop with a running knot, as in a snare, lasso, hangman s halter, etc., which tightens as the rope is pulled. 2. a tie or bond; a snare. –verb (t) (noosed, noosing) 3. to secure by or as by a noose. 4. to make a noose …   Australian English dictionary

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  • noose — [no͞os] n. [ME nose, prob. via Prov nous < L nodus, knot, NODE] 1. a loop formed in a rope, cord, etc. by means of a slipknot so that the loop tightens as the rope is pulled 2. anything that restricts one s freedom; tie, bond, snare, trap, etc …   English World dictionary

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