verb (used with object), noosed, noos·ing.
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Origin of noose
OTHER WORDS FROM noosenooser, nounun·noosed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for noose
Williams was a moderator for the board and owner of its Web address, so he removed the noose instructions.TheDonald’s owner speaks out on why he finally pulled plug on hate-filled site|Craig Timberg, Drew Harwell|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
During the riot at the Capitol in January, some people attending the rally erected a noose outside the building.
Others had plastic handcuffs, suggesting the noose fashioned from TV cords nearby might have been more than a prop.This Time, Impeachment Seems to Be a No-Brainer for Democrats|Philip Elliott|January 12, 2021|Time
You can use a solid 550 cord strand on snare nooses and triggers.This essential survival tool can save your life 10 different ways|By Tim MacWelch/Outdoor Life|September 15, 2020|Popular Science
Then we set a single noose carpet on the closest part of the riverbank.The quest to snare—and save—the world’s largest owl|Jonathan Slaght|August 28, 2020|Popular Science
According to reports, two white men approached the statue in the early morning and placed a tight noose on its neck.
The cover image of your book—a dangling badge—resembles a noose, understandably so.We Abandoned Them: Kirk Johnson’s Fight to Save Iraqis|John Kael Weston|September 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But for Israel the “Arab Spring” represents a dramatic, abrupt tightening of the noose.
It has recently ruled over the country with an iron fist, increasingly solidifying its noose on civil rights and governance.
Tighten this noose and make Khartoum a very small place to live.George Clooney’s Crusade for Diplomatic Intervention in Sudan|Lloyd Grove|March 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But Chipper was a bright young man, and he found a way of using a spear-noose so that he could throw as well as Bighorn.
The spear-noose was a great help to hunters whose hands were not large and strong.
A small loop, slipped over the point of the lower stick, held the noose in position.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
Before I could make a beginning at freeing my hands a noose fell over my head and clutched at my throat.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
"A Greaser crept up behind me, sir, and threw a noose that got tangled around my windpipe," replied Private Simms.Uncle Sam's Boys as Lieutenants|H. Irving Hancock