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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A rope with a noose at one end, used esp. in North America for catching cattle or horses;

Usage examples (32)
  • Piangi, who has also met with the Punjab lasso, is discovered behind the scenes.
  • The other lasso is of wire, which not only catches the fugitive, but knocks him senseless or cuts his head off, as the case may be.
  • A lasso is a long rope, sometimes made of leather.
  • They are caught by means of a lasso, which is a rope with a noose at one end. for more
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