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noose

noose

 
 
pronunciation:
nus
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a loop that passes through a knot in the end of a line such as a rope or wire, so that it constricts more tightly as the line is pulled.
definition 2: anything that traps or catches.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: noosed, nooses, noosing
definition: to catch or hold by or as by a noose.