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Noun

Singular
snare

Plural
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  1. A trap made from a loop of wire, string, or leather.
  2. (rare) A mental or psychological trap; usually in the phrase a snare and a delusion.
    • 1719- Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      ...and I had now lived two years under this uneasiness, which, indeed, made my life much less comfortable than it was before, as may be well imagined by any who know what it is to live in the constant snare of the fear of man.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A loop of cord used in obstetric cases, to hold or to pull a fetus from the mother animal.
  4. (music) A set of chains strung across the bottom of a drum to create a rattling sound.
  5. (music) A snare drum.

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Verb

Infinitive
to snare

Third person singular
snar

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to snare (third-person singular simple present snar, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. to catch or hold, especially with a loop

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