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hog·tie

or hog-tie (hôg′tī′, hŏg′-)
tr.v. hog·tied, hog·tie·ing or hog·ty·ing, hog·ties or hog-tied or hog-tie·ing or hog-ty·ing or hog-ties
1. To tie together the feet or legs of.
2. Informal To impede or disrupt in movement or action. See Synonyms at hobble.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hog-tie - tie together somebody's limbs; "The prisoner was hog-tied"
tie down, tie up, truss, bind - secure with or as if with ropes; "tie down the prisoners"; "tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed"

hog-tie

also hogtie
verb
Informal. To restrict the activity or free movement of:
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Quoting one of Bocales' brothers, Garello said the victim was hog-tied and was cut in different parts of his body and head.
My brother was hog-tied at his back with numerous cuts in his body and his head severely mutilated and beheaded,' Bocales' brother Renan was quoted as saying.
Thinking about the NUM in North Sydney who was murdered a few years back, the poor ward clerk who was found hog-tied, a mental health nurse stabbed on the job a few years ago.
Lorraine Marie Badoy said on the internet, "(Seeing Imee on Tattler's cover) I see the blood of thousands of martyrs of Martial Law (rule) - (who were) bloodied, hog-tied, chopped with evidence of severe torture, (and) rape.
Brown then slipped out of his cuffs and continued to spit at officers - his blood mixed in with his saliva - before he was eventually hog-tied and put back in the car, police said.
So, after all of the above, Comedy Central promised us the 21-year-old would be Roasted with so much fanfare you would think he was actually about to be hog-tied and put in the oven for Sunday dinner.
Karen said: "I face-planted the floor and I was properly hog-tied - I couldn't move.
Officers soon forced Arrington to the ground, used a taser on him four times, struck him in the head multiple times and hog-tied him in front of a crowd of over 100 onlookers.
Really it's a choice of being bound and hog-tied to a powercentred federal European Union or not.
A rope around Shelton's waist was tugged by an off-camera assistant while he mugged at the camera in hog-tied bemusement.