Definition of noose:
punishment device (part of speech: noun)
- solitary confinement,
- bull whip,
- electric chair,
- whipping post,
- birch rod,
- torture chamber,
- gas chamber,
- "The Great K. & A. Robbery", Paul Liechester Ford.
Following her directions he went one morning with a long vine from the bush- which is the convenient substitute for a rope- climbed a tree, threw his rope with a noose at the end of it, and caught the sun.- "Samoa, A Hundred Years Ago And Long Before", George Turner.
- "Susan Clegg and Her Neighbors' Affairs", Anne Warner.