Definition for SNARE

SNARE, n. [Dan. snare; Sw. snara; Dan. snore, a string or cord, D. snor; Sw. snöre, a line; snöra, to lace.]

  1. An instrument for catching animals, particularly fowls, by the leg. It consists of a cord or string with slip-knots, in which the leg is entangled. A snare is not a net.
  2. Any thing by which one is entangled and brought into trouble. – 1 Cor. vii. A fool's lips are the snare of his soul. – Prov. xviii.

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