noose /ˈnus, ||ˈnuz/
Noose n. A running knot, or loop, which binds the closer the more it is drawn.
Noose v. t. [imp. & p. p. Noosed p. pr. & vb. n. Noosing.] To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare.
n 1: a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a noose [syn: snare,
2: a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it
binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled [syn: running
noose, slip noose]
v 1: make a noose in or of
2: secure with a noose