a loop with a running knot, as in a snare, lasso, or hangman’s halter, that tightens as the rope is pulled.
a tie or bond; snare.
verb (used with object), noosed, noosing.
to secure by or as by a noose.
to make a noose with or in (a rope or the like).
a loop in the end of a rope or cord, such as a lasso, snare, or hangman’s halter, usually tied with a slipknot
something that restrains, binds, or traps
put one’s head in a noose, to bring about one’s own downfall
to secure or catch in or as if in a noose
to make a noose of or in
mid-15c., perhaps from Old French nos or cognate Old Provençal nous “knot,” from Latin nodus “knot” (see net (n.)). Rare before c.1600.
[noh-uh-sfeer] /ˈnoʊ əˌsfɪər/ noun, Ecology. 1. the biosphere including and modified by such human activities as agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, urbanization, and industrialization. /ˈnəʊˌsfɪə/ noun 1. (philosophy) the part of the biosphere that is affected by human thought, culture, and knowledge
[noot-kuh, noo t-] /ˈnut kə, ˈnʊt-/ noun, plural Nootkas (especially collectively) Nootka for 2. 1. a Wakashan language spoken in SW Canada on the western coast of Vancouver Island. 2. a member of an Indian people of Washington and Vancouver Island speaking this language. /ˈnʊtkə; ˈnuːt-/ noun 1. (pl) -ka, -kas. a member of a […]
noun 1. (in the Pacific Northwest) .
noun 1. an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, inside Nootka Island on the W coast of Vancouver Island, SW British Columbia, Canada.