"Operation Ivy League" last week snared five Columbia students, accused of running a large drug-selling operation.
It has snared, or threatens to snare, millions of taxpayers in the middle class and above.
The two Peytons hate you—for reasons of their own—probably because you snared Lockwood away from the lovely Helen.
Folk said she snared birds and rabbits, in the thicket that came down to her hovel.
It took time and effort to gather the horses, caught and snared everywhere among the logs, but it was finally done.
I snared that rabbit; been snaring them all summer; going to keep on snaring them after you're gone.
But we must not give heed to his suggestions or be snared by his devices.
Her food had been roots and an occasional rabbit or partridge which she snared.
The lure that snared thy fathers may trap thee, this Delilah may shear thy mystic locks.
He is probably an adept, a master of the wiles by which readers are snared.
"noose for catching animals," late Old English, from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse snara "noose, snare," related to soenri "twisted rope," from Proto-Germanic *snarkho (cf. Middle Dutch snare, Dutch snaar, Old High German snare, German Schnur "noose, cord," Old English snear "a string, cord"). Figuratively from c.1300.
"string across a drum," 1680s, probably from Dutch snaar "string," from same source as snare (n.1). From 1938 as short for snare-drum (1873).
late 14c., "to ensnare," from snare (n.1). Related: Snared; snaring.
A surgical instrument with a wire loop controlled by a mechanism in the handle, used to remove growths, such as tumors and polyps.
The expression (Amos 3:5), "Shall one take up a snare from the earth?" etc. (Authorized Version), ought to be, as in the Revised Version, "Shall a snare spring up from the ground?" etc. (See GIN.)