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  1. hog-tieverb

    tie together somebody's limbs

    "The prisoner was hog-tied"


  1. hog-tieverb

    To tie an animal's or someone's feet together; originally all four legs of a quadruped.

  2. hog-tieverb

    To render helpless.


  1. hog-tie

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


  1. hog-tie

    Hog-tie generally refers to a method of binding the legs together, drawn behind the body or a subject's back, originally used on pigs. It might also refer to any physical or figurative restraint that hinders motion or freedom. This technique is often used in various contexts, such as in livestock handling, in fetish bondage, in law enforcement as a means of restraining a combative prisoner, among others.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hog-tie in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hog-tie in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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