Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Of course there was no possibility of noosing such a monster.

A large quantity of rope is required for noosing the elephants.

They are also taken by spearing, by snaring, by noosing, and by netting.

The operation of noosing each elephant occupied altogether from half an hour to three quarters.

Here the art of noosing lingers; the loop being insidiously slipped over the birds head while at roost.

Their great business and common pursuit, is in noosing and taming wild horses and cattle.

Noosing and driving into a kheddah or inclosure are now the only legitimate means of capture.

A temporary substitute for a curb is made by noosing a string, and putting the noose round the horse's lower jaw.

Noosing waterfowl is another general and very successful mode of taking them.

Tat-tat-ko, or rod for noosing wild fowl, 16 feet long, vide p. 310.