I've got a hand over at the ranch, a fellow named Barry, who can tie down a steer in pretty close to the record.
Back off, bottle immediately, and seal, or tie down the corks.
Put it into pots; when cold, cover close with paper dipped in brandy, and tie down with an outer cover of paper.
As the pen had no "chute" we had to rope and tie down, while applying the brand.
I watched him tie down a canvas covering over a loaded cart and caught his glance, which seemed to beckon me.
She made her start in cattle, yes, made it with her rope; Can tie down every maverick before it can strike a lope.
By hook or by crook he would have raised a company—if he had to rope and tie down his men on the run.
Cork each bottle tightly, and tie down a thin wet leather closely over each cork.
She forgot to tie down his legs and wings, but she set him by till his hour came, well satisfied with her work.
He's got to tie down his seat in the state house with a white ribbon, and he's got no mind for fooling with phosphate dirt.
"that with which anything is tied," Old English teag, from Proto-Germanic *taugo (cf. Old Norse taug "tie," tygill "string"), from PIE *deuk- "to pull, to lead" (cf. Old English teon "to draw, pull, drag;" see duke (n.)).
Figurative sense is recorded from 1550s. Meaning "equality between competitors" is first found 1670s, from notion of a connecting link (tie-breaker is recorded from 1961). Sense of "necktie, cravat" first recorded 1761. The railway sense of "transverse sleeper" is from 1857, American English.
Old English tigan, tiegan, from the source of tie (n.). Related: Tied; tying. Tie-dye first attested 1904. Tie one on "get drunk" is recorded from 1951. In the noun sense of "connection," tie-in dates from 1934.