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Definition of Snare


  1. A contrivance, often consisting of a noose of cord, or the like, by which a bird or other animal may be entangled and caught; a trap; a gin.
  2. Hence, anything by which one is entangled and brought into trouble.
  3. The gut or string stretched across the lower head of a drum.
  4. An instrument, consisting usually of a wireloop or noose, for removing tumors, etc., by avulsion.
  5. To catch with a snare; to insnare; to entangle; hence, to bring into unexpected evil, perplexity, or danger.
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Snare Translations

snare in Dutch is valstrik, hinderlaag, arglist
snare in German is fangen, Fallstrick, Schlinge
snare in Italian is accalappiare, tranello
snare in Latin is laqueum, laqueus, forca
snare in Spanish is trampa, capturar