Slip noose

slipnoose

[slip-noos]
noun
a noose with a knot that slides along the rope, thus forming a noose that tightens as the rope is pulled.
Also, slip noose.


Origin:
1840–50; slip1 + noose

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slipnoose (ˈslɪpˌnuːs)
 
n
a noose made with a slipknot, so that it tightens when pulled

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