For small work the box can be replaced by a canvas bag secured by a special tripping noose which can be loosened when the bag has reached the ground.
In fluid movements, he shook out a noose, swung it a few times to get momentum and then threw it at the limb.
From their using the noose as an instrument of murder they were also frequently called Phansigars, or "noose-operators."
Besides the noose and the net, the arrow, the dart and the hunting pole or venabulum were frequently employed.
Making another hole directly over it with an ice chisel which I had, and cutting down the longest birch which I could find in the neighborhood with my knife, 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.
She captured his neck in the noose of her arms, directing his head down to her with a gentle touch of her hand on the back of his neck.
Along with several other species, notably Ctenosura acanthinura, which is omnivorous, likewise called iguana, the common iguana is much sought after in tropical America; the natives esteem its flesh a delicacy, and capture it by slipping a noose round its neck as it sits in fancied security on the branch of a tree.