hangman's knot


noun

a slip noose for hanging a person, usually having eight or nine turns around the rope.

Nearby words

  1. hanging wall,
  2. hangingfly,
  3. hangingly,
  4. hangman,
  5. hangman's fracture,
  6. hangnail,
  7. hangout,
  8. hangover,
  9. hangry,
  10. hangtag

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