hog-tie

v.

also hogtie, "bind hands and feet," 1887, from hog (n.) + tie (v.). Related: Hog-tied.


Nearby words

  1. hog score,
  2. hog sucker,
  3. hog's fennel,
  4. hog-backed,
  5. hog-nosed skunk,
  6. hog-wild,
  7. hogan,
  8. hogan, ben,
  9. hogarth,
  10. hogarth chair

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