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[hawg-tahy, hog-] /ˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-/

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


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