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1. A decorative loop of fabric, cord, or metal for parting and draping a curtain to the side.
2. tiebacks A pair of curtains intended to be tied back.


a. a length of cord, ribbon, or other fabric used for tying a curtain to one side
b. a curtain having such a device



1. a strip of material, heavy braid, or the like, used for holding a curtain back to one side.
2. Often, tiebacks. a curtain having such a device.
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Noun1.tieback - a device (as a decorative loop of cord or fabric) for holding or drawing something back; "the draperies were drawn to the sides by pullbacks"
holding device - a device for holding something
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