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synonyms for lariat

  • lasso
  • noose
  • reata
  • riata
  • tether
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How to use lariat in a sentence

At last one of the men mounted his horse, and set out with his lariat to lasso the refractory beast in true cow-boy style.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
Passing from the stern to the bow, he knelt down and dipped one hand in the water, ready to clutch the end of the lariat.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
For a time he stared more at the mangled lariat than at the amazing scenery through which he was gliding.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Thurstane took the lariat, inspected the breakage carefully, and scowled with helpless rage.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Little Raven had kept tight hold of the lariat, however, and as the pony struggled to its feet he sprang upon its back.
THREE SIOUX SCOUTSELMER RUSSELL GREGOR
He cast about him and discovered the man's lariat, which he picked up and overran with one hand until he had loosened the noose.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Then they found a projecting rock above them and Sam threw the noose of his lariat over this.
THE ROVER BOYS ON THE FARMARTHUR M. WINFIELD (AKA EDWARD STRATEMEYER)
By the time he had hold of the lariat Bart was ready to pull with Long.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S BRAVERYBURT L. STANDISH
The boy began spinning the noose of the lariat above his head.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
At last Lumpy tore off the lariat's grip and scrambled to his feet.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LARIAT

  • hitch
  • lariat
  • lasso
  • snare
  • tie
  • trap
  • cable
  • cordage
  • hawser
  • lace
  • lanyard
  • lariat
  • lasso
  • strand
  • string
  • tape
  • thread
  • twine
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