Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as slip-knot, 2.
“I made a slip-noose, which I attached to its end, and, letting it down carefully, passed it over the knob of the handle, and drew it by a line along the birch, and so pulled the axe out again.”
“For this purpose he sought the implement of which, as it may be remembered, he had once made an incidental use, -- the lasso, or long strip of hide with a slip-noose at the end of it.”
“Passing the rope over a smooth branch about fifteen feet from the ground, he descended and made a slip-noose in one end.”
“One end of another rope was fastened in a slip-noose about my body, and a dozen of the men, sitting well back from the edge of the cliff and bracing themselves one against another, paid out the rope.”
“Mr. Rémy yielded at last to the necessity of self-preservation, and permitted his wife to remove his frogged overcoat, and to unwind him from a system of silk wraps to which the Gordian knot was a slip-noose.”
“Orme picked up a spare painter that was stored under the seat, and began to tie a slip-noose.”
“Glancing from time to time at his intended victim, to see that she still slept, he hastily fashioned a slip-noose at either end of the thong.”
“The cow being thus firmly fixed to the wall, a cord is fastened by a slip-noose around her hocks, to keep them together in such a manner that she cannot kick the operator, the free end of the cord and the tail being held by an assistant.”
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“Finally I made a slip-noose and actually managed to fling it over his head -- Roger had taught me to do that at school, twenty years ago -- and that stopped her, hitting against her cheek, and she opened her eyes.”
“With the slip-noose of the rope in one hand and holding the rope's end in the other, Baby”
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