Definitions for hogtieˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-

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hog•tieˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-(v.t.)-tied, -ty•ing.

  1. to tie (an animal) with all four feet together.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  2. to hamper; thwart:

    Delays hogtied the investigation.

Origin of hogtie:

1890–95, Amer.

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  1. Hogtie

    The hogtie is a method of tying the limbs together, rendering the subject immobile and helpless. Originally, it was applied to pigs and other young four-legged animals.

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