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snare



Pronunciation: (snâr), [key]
n., v., snared, snar•ing.


n.
1. a device, often consisting of a noose, for capturing small game.
2. anything serving to entrap or entangle unawares; trap.
3. Surg.a wire noose for removing tumors or the like by the roots or at the base.

v.t.
1. to catch with a snare; entangle.
2. to catch or involve by trickery or wile: to snare her into going.

snare



Pronunciation: (snâr), [key]
n.
one of the strings of gut or of tightly spiraled metal stretched across the skin of a snare drum.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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