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Meaning of NOOSE

Pronunciation:  noos

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled
  2. [n]  a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose
  3. [v]  secure with a noose
  4. [v]  make a noose in or of

NOOSE is a 5 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: gin, running noose, slip noose, snare
 See Also: clench, clinch, fasten, fix, hangman's halter, hangman's rope, hemp, hempen necktie, intertwine, lariat, lasso, loop, loop, reata, riata, secure, slipknot, trap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Noose\, n. [Prob. fr. OF. nous, nom. sing. or acc. pl. of
    nou knot, F. n?ud, L. nodus. Cf. {Node}.]
    A running knot, or loop, which binds the closer the more it
    is drawn.
  2. \Noose\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Noosed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a noose hanging from a tree indicates fear and anxiety. Seeing a noose around someone else's neck means repressed anger and rage at a that person or towards a particular condition.
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