hog-tie

verb
\ ˈhȯg-ˌtī How to pronounce hog-tie (audio) , ˈhäg-\
hog-tied; hog-tying; hog-ties

Definition of hog-tie

transitive verb

1 : to tie together the feet of
2 : to make helpless : stymie hog-tie scientific progress

First Known Use of hog-tie

1886, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hog-tie was in 1886

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