Definition of Running noose

1. Noun. A loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled.

Exact synonyms: Noose, Slip Noose
Specialized synonyms: Clench, Clinch
Group relationships: Halter, Hangman's Halter, Hangman's Rope, Hemp, Hempen Necktie, Lariat, Lasso, Reata, Riata
Terms within: Slipknot
Generic synonyms: Loop
Derivative terms: Noose, Noose



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Running Noose

running for
running gag
running game
running hand
running head
running headline
running in
running iron
running joke
running knot
running knots
running light
running man
running mate
running mates
running noose (current term)
running on empty
running out
running over
running pine
running play
running pop
running postman
running shoe
running shoes
running speech
running start
running stitch
running suit
running target

Literary usage of Running noose

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"Further, it is agreed that where there is a running noose gliding easily upon the ligature, or where the cord or ligature makes more than one turn around ..."

2. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1866)
"He pretends that he, by his instrument for applying a running noose of tape high up in ... A loop of the running noose of tape is put into, and fastened in, ..."

3. Edinburgh Medical Journal (1866)
"I took about a yard of wire-ribbon, half-an-inch broad, doubled it up, and formed it into a running noose. 1 made the loop a little elongated, ..."

4. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1867)
""I took about a yard of wire-ribbon, half an inch broad, doubled it up, and formed it into a running noose. I made the loop a little elongated, ..."

5. The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World: Being a by John George Wood (1883)
"Through this ring the lasso passes, so as to form a running noose. The change from the round to the square plait is seen at fie:. 3. and fig. ..."

6. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1866)
"He pretends that he, by his instrument for applying a running noose of tape high up in ... A loop of the running noose of tape is put into, and fastened in, ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1866)
"I now succeeded in sliding the well-oiled running noose of wire-ribbon up to the foot, and to get a firm hold of it, and theu. by moderately pulling on the ..."

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