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Definition of Noose

Noose

  1. A running knot, or loop, which binds the closer the more it is drawn.
  2. To tie in a noose; to catch in a noose; to entrap; to insnare.

Noose Quotations

A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
H. G. Wells

If men can run the world, why can't they stop wearing neckties? How intelligent is it to start the day by tying a little noose around your neck?
Linda Ellerbee

Imperialist aid is a noose of plunder and subjugation, aimed at robbing 10 and even 100 things for one thing that is given.
Kim Jong Il

When things are difficult, awful, stressful, the thing that always gets you through is a sense of humour. I don't mean - well, maybe I do - laugh at the hangman as he puts the noose around your neck. But an eye, an ear, for the ridiculous, the absurd in life, can get you through a lot.
Paul Merton

Fear is a noose that binds until it strangles.
Jean Toomer
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Noose Translations

noose in German is schlingen, Schlinge
noose in Latin is laqueum, laqueus
noose in Swedish is snara

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