hog-tie hog-tie


  • (v) tie together somebody's limbs


  1. To hog-tie Zog and make Albania an Italian protectorate was in 1927 the ambition of Benito Mussolini.
  2. Vexed was Pius XI because, after seven years of struggle, compromise and more struggle, Fascists were still trying to hog-tie Catholic Action.
  3. All too aware of past attempts to thwart Negro voting rights, the writers of the bill have added a clause that would hog-tie evasive Southern legislatures.


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/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /