Still more keys engage an array of other sounds, from snare drums and cymbals to awooga horns and sirens.
Brown had an agenda for his late-night visit to our room: to snare a meeting with Fidel.
Should Mr. Greenberg snare a major settlement without A.I.G., the company could face additional lawsuits from other shareholders.
Al Qaeda proudly said its goal was to snare America into “the final trap.”
Is this then the ultimate ambition for the best and the brightest of her generation—to find and snare a man?
In the transgression of the lips is a snare to an evil man: but the righteous shall come out of trouble.
This officious protection was at once an insult and a snare.
He helped the tiger from the snare, and it said, If ever thou needest aid, call and I will come to thee.
However, they shall find I am not to be caught in the snare.
It is God who executes judgment, and who "snareth the wicked," though it be "the work of his own hands" which weaves the snare.
"noose for catching animals," late Old English, from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse snara "noose, snare," related to soenri "twisted rope," from Proto-Germanic *snarkho (cf. Middle Dutch snare, Dutch snaar, Old High German snare, German Schnur "noose, cord," Old English snear "a string, cord"). Figuratively from c.1300.
"string across a drum," 1680s, probably from Dutch snaar "string," from same source as snare (n.1). From 1938 as short for snare-drum (1873).
late 14c., "to ensnare," from snare (n.1). Related: Snared; snaring.
A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.
The expression (Amos 3:5), "Shall one take up a snare from the earth?" etc. (Authorized Version), ought to be, as in the Revised Version, "Shall a snare spring up from the ground?" etc. (See GIN.)