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Hog-tie   /hɑg-taɪ/   Listen
Hog-tie

verb
1.
Tie together somebody's limbs.






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"Hog-tie" Quotes from Famous Books



... has got to learn golf," said Outfield West to himself as he turned away after witnessing the incident, "even if I have to hog-tie him and teach it to him. What did he say his name was? February? March? That was it. It's kind of a chilly name. I'll make it a point to scrape acquaintance with him. He's a born golfer. His calm indifference when Blair tried to 'take him down' was beautiful ...
— The Half-Back • Ralph Henry Barbour

... of numbness with which shock had overlaid Buck Johnson's passions, the insanity of his rage broke out. He twisted her violently on her face, knelt on her back, and, with the short piece of hard rope the cowboy always carries to "hog-tie" cattle, he lashed her wrists together. Then he arose panting, his square black beard rising and falling with the rise and fall ...
— Arizona Nights • Stewart Edward White



Words linked to "Hog-tie" :   bind, tie up, truss, tie down



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