- Present participle of noose.
Variant of noose
- a loop formed in a rope, cord, etc. by means of a slipknot so that the loop tightens as the rope is pulled
- anything that restricts one's freedom; tie, bond, snare, trap, etc.
Origin of nooseMiddle English nose, probably via ProvenÃ§al nous ; from Classical Latin nodus, knot, node
death by hanging