Definition of Slip 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, Running 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

Definition of Slip noose

1. Noun. A noose made by tying a slip knot and often used to trap an animal, bird, or person by the feet. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slip Noose

slip-skin grape
slip away
slip by
slip carriage
slip case
slip clutch
slip coach
slip down
slip friction clutch
slip in
slip into
slip into something more comfortable
slip knot
slip noose (current term)
slip nooses
slip of paper
slip of the pen
slip of the tongue
slip off
slip on
slip one's mind
slip out
slip ring
slip rings
slip road
slip roads
slip sheet
slip someone's mind

Literary usage of Slip noose

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

1. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke (1830)
"Another time I found a piece of rope tied to the bed- curtain iron, with a slip noose at the other end. It was an ordinary slip noose, which would have ..."

2. A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown: Or, A System of the Principal Matters by William Hawkins, John Curwood (1824)
"... and if any red or fallow deer suspected to have been unlawfully killed, or the head, skin, or other part thereof, or any slip, noose, toyle, snare, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Game Laws, and on Fisheries: With an Appendix, Containing by Joseph Chitty (1812)
"AD 1T76. or the head, skin, or other part thereof, or any slip, noose, ... skin, or other part thereof, or had a lawful occasion for such slip, noose, ..."

4. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"The snare in this case consists of a slip-noose made of string. ... Make an arch for each opening and arrange a slip-noose in each archway; spread the loops ..."

5. Fur Facts by Albert M. Ahern (1922)
"With the other end of cord I make a slip-noose loose enough so that the weight of the cord will slip it. The cord must be long enough to form a circular ..."

6. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"The boys snare it by laying a slip-noose on the red pepper plant, ... The string of the slip-noose is tied by its other end to the slender branch of a tree ..."

7. A Digested Abridgment, and Comparative View, of the Statute Law of England by Joseph Gabbett (1812)
"And if any person shall wilfully course or hunt, or take in any slip, noose, toil, or snare, or kill, wound, or destroy, or shoot at, ..."

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