Hogtie



[hawg-tahy, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-/

verb (used with object), hogtied, hogtying.
1.
to (an animal) with all four feet together.
2.
to hamper or thwart:
Repeated delays hogtied the investigation.
/ˈhɒɡˌtaɪ/
verb (transitive) (mainly US) -ties, -tying, -tied
1.
to tie together the legs or the arms and legs of
2.
to impede, hamper, or thwart

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