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End of a lariat (5 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer NOOSE is seen frequently, appearing about once every 100 puzzles.

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Lasso end
Lasso loop
Lasso part
Lethal loop
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Necktie, of a sort
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Rope loop
Rustler's neckpiece
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Wild West justice
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Wild West outlaw's comeuppance


NOOSE as a noun:

1. (snare, gin, noose) = a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
2. (noose, running noose, slip noose) = a loop formed in a cord or rope by means of a slipknot; it binds tighter as the cord or rope is pulled

NOOSE as a verb:

1. make a noose in or of
2. secure with a noose