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For the film, see Noose (film). For other uses, see The Noose.
Hanging noose used at public executions outside Lancaster Castle, circa 1820–1830

A noose is a loop at the end of a rope in which the knot slides to make the loop collapsible. Knots used for making nooses include the running bowline, the tarbuck knot, and the slip knot.

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