string tie

noun

Definition of string tie 

: a narrow necktie

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The agent then spoke their words directly to me in London, the string tying together our trans-Atlantic tin cans. Lauren Fitzpatrick, BostonGlobe.com, "Before video chat, calling my deaf parents meant talking through a stranger," 18 May 2018 Grammy-winning country music star Reba McEntire dons the iconic white suit, black string tie, glasses, white wig and, yes, goatee as part of ad campaign for the fast-food chain's new Smoky Mountain BBQ fried chicken. Zlati Meyer, USA TODAY, "Country singer Reba McEntire is KFC's newest Col. Sanders," 25 Jan. 2018 Cover bowl with waxed paper and secure it with a string tied snugly around under the rim; cover with a piece of aluminum foil. Donald Gilliland, The Seattle Times, "Stir up a Victorian Christmas Pudding, Pittsburgh style," 24 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of string tie

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of string tie was in 1886

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