Meaning of lasso

las•so

Pronunciation: (las'ō, la-s'), [key]
— n., pl. v., -sos, -soes, -soed, -so•ing.
—n.
  1. a long rope or line of hide or other material with a running noose at one end, used for roping horses, cattle, etc.
—v.t.
  1. to catch with or as with a lasso.

Las•so

Pronunciation: (lä'sō), [key]
  1. (Orlandus Lassus), 1532–94, Flemish composer.
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