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tied

1 of a house or cottage, rented out to the tenant for as long as he is employed by the owner.
2 of a public house, contractually obliged to sell products of the brewer landlord insofar as consistent with competition law.
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After leaving the ram tied to the rope, he had wandered at large a while, and then happened to run across a cow.
Oh, she is sometimes gone for several weeks on her hunting trips, and if we were not tied we would crawl all over the mountain and fight with each other and get into a lot of mischief.
Well," said Dorothy, "I was born on a farm in Kansas, and I guess that's being just as 'spectable and haughty as living in a cave with your tail tied to a rock.
He remembered how we tied up bundles of leaves to carry home for beds.
Not only did I tie the puppy's legs, but I thrust a stick through his jaws and tied them together securely.
Only the lean little Mary, trussed for the cooking, staring through her wide eyes of fear, saw the boy pick Jerry up by his tied legs and carry him out and away from the booty of meat of which she was part.
It was all that was left of Spanker-- the stick with which he had been tied.
And the men went early to bed, Bill first seeing to it that the dogs were tied out of gnawing- reach of one another.
We seized the two, and immediately tied them, when the third, stepping back and crying out, my Scots merchant went in after them, and taking out a composition we had made that would only smoke and stink, he set fire to it, and threw it in among them.
Clip-on ties - which are permanently tied and attach to the front of the shirt with a clip behind the knot - are already an established part of the uniform at Caludon Castle School and Barrs Hill School.
Ireland-based Simon Thornton, from Brighouse, posted 76 and was tied on 74th at the same course in the South of the country.