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Translation of "noose" - English-Spanish dictionary

noose

noun   /nuːs/
one end of a rope tied to form a circle that can be tightened round something such as a person’s neck to hang (= kill) them soga, lazo They put him on the back of a horse and looped a noose around his neck.1272703
(Definition of noose from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

noose

noun /nuːs/
a loop in rope, wire etc that becomes tighter when pulled lazo He made a noose to fasten the rope to the post.
such a loop in a rope used for hanging a person soga, dogal The noose was placed around the condemned man’s neck.
(Definition of noose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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