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Noose (?), n. [Prob. fr. OF. nous, nom. sing. or acc. pl. of nou knot, F. nud, L. nodus. Cf. Node.]

A running knot, or loop, which binds the closer the more it is drawn.

 

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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.

 

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