a light, narrow strip of metal for binding together bales of cotton, hemp, jute, etc.
Why Veterans Day And The Number 11 Are Tied TogetherNovember 11th is the 315th day of the year (except on leap years). It’s also Veterans Day, a federal holiday honoring all military veterans.
Origin of cotton tie
First recorded in 1885–90
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