Antonyms for noosed

Grammar : Verb
Spell : noos
Phonetic Transcription : nus

Definition of noosed

Origin :
  • mid-15c., perhaps from Old French nos or cognate Old Provençal nous "knot," from Latin nodus "knot" (see net (n.)). Rare before c.1600.
  • As in choke : verb smother, block
  • As in hang : verb kill by suspension from a rope
Example sentences :
  • Two of these, settling over his head, noosed him around the neck.
  • Extract from : « The Rifle Rangers » by Captain Mayne Reid
  • The hangman now approached the captive with the noosed rope in his hand.
  • Extract from : « The Mosstrooper » by Robert Scott Fittis
  • A noosed reim had been twisted round the neck, compressing it tightly.
  • Extract from : « A Veldt Vendetta » by Bertram Mitford
  • As the whites reached them the noosed man's face cracked in a grin.
  • Extract from : « The Pathless Trail » by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
  • If not, why did Sprot keep it back till the rope was noosed for p. 236his neck?
  • Extract from : « James VI and the Gowrie Mystery » by Andrew Lang
  • Then it was that a rope was flung about my shoulders, a noosed rope that was hauled tight.
  • Extract from : « The Virgin of the Sun » by H. R. Haggard
  • She had struggled constantly from the instant she was noosed.
  • Extract from : « The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol » by Lewis E. Theiss
  • But I had seen the enemy, and all the soldier in me rebelled at the thought of dying like a noosed bullock in the shambles.
  • Extract from : « The Master of Appleby » by Francis Lynde
  • Roden, keeping a careful watch upon his balance, catches it deftly, for it has been noosed.
  • Extract from : « A Veldt Official » by Bertram Mitford
  • It turned out afterwards that he had noosed a powerful horse, but could not hold him, and had lost his lariat in the attempt.
  • Extract from : « With the World's Great Travellers, Volume 1 » by Various

Synonyms for noosed

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