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pigging string

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noun
  1. (in rodeo calf roping) a short length of rope used to bind a calf's legs after it is lassoed.
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Also piggin' string [pig-in] /ˈpɪg ɪn/.

Origin of pigging string

1925–30, Americanism; apparently pig1 + -ing1
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