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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.
THE ART OF TRAVELFRANCIS GALTON
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.
Carefully climbing on, I set to work, and succeeded in noosing four of each species.
THE WANDERERSW.H.G. KINGSTON
Hastily noosing the rope, he drew the knot tightly about Melton's legs just above the knee.
GUY IN THE JUNGLEWILLIAM MURRAY GRAYDON
Their great business and common pursuit, is in noosing and taming wild horses and cattle.
He took out a stout cord, and noosing them in turn, dragged them to the ground.
MONARCH, THE BIG BEAR OF TALLACERNEST THOMPSON SETON
The sudden surprise, and the scientific noosing as with a Chilian lasso, constituted in fact a main feature of Thuggee.
The operation of noosing each elephant occupied altogether from half an hour to three quarters.

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