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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rope with a noose to catch livestock.

Usage examples (32)
  • A lariat was used to capture the wild horse so it could be treated by the veterinarian.
  • I just know that its supposed to be called a lariat, not lasso.
  • The lariat is a handy weapon, but to truly appreciate its merits one must be a prairie man.
  • A lariat is a fifty foot line with a running noose at one end and made from the hide of various animals. for more
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