hogtie

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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.

hogtie

(ˈhɒɡˌtaɪ)
vb (tr) , -ties, -tying or -tied
1. to tie together the legs or the arms and legs of
2. to impede, hamper, or thwart

hog•tie

(ˈhɔgˌtaɪ, ˈhɒg-)

v.t. -tied, -ty•ing.
1. to tie (an animal) with all four feet together.
2. to hamper; thwart: Delays hogtied the investigation.
[1890–95, Amer.]

hogtie


Past participle: hogtied
Gerund: hogtying

Imperative
hogtie
hogtie
Present
I hogtie
you hogtie
he/she/it hogties
we hogtie
you hogtie
they hogtie
Preterite
I hogtied
you hogtied
he/she/it hogtied
we hogtied
you hogtied
they hogtied
Present Continuous
I am hogtying
you are hogtying
he/she/it is hogtying
we are hogtying
you are hogtying
they are hogtying
Present Perfect
I have hogtied
you have hogtied
he/she/it has hogtied
we have hogtied
you have hogtied
they have hogtied
Past Continuous
I was hogtying
you were hogtying
he/she/it was hogtying
we were hogtying
you were hogtying
they were hogtying
Past Perfect
I had hogtied
you had hogtied
he/she/it had hogtied
we had hogtied
you had hogtied
they had hogtied
Future
I will hogtie
you will hogtie
he/she/it will hogtie
we will hogtie
you will hogtie
they will hogtie
Future Perfect
I will have hogtied
you will have hogtied
he/she/it will have hogtied
we will have hogtied
you will have hogtied
they will have hogtied
Future Continuous
I will be hogtying
you will be hogtying
he/she/it will be hogtying
we will be hogtying
you will be hogtying
they will be hogtying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hogtying
you have been hogtying
he/she/it has been hogtying
we have been hogtying
you have been hogtying
they have been hogtying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hogtying
you will have been hogtying
he/she/it will have been hogtying
we will have been hogtying
you will have been hogtying
they will have been hogtying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hogtying
you had been hogtying
he/she/it had been hogtying
we had been hogtying
you had been hogtying
they had been hogtying
Conditional
I would hogtie
you would hogtie
he/she/it would hogtie
we would hogtie
you would hogtie
they would hogtie
Past Conditional
I would have hogtied
you would have hogtied
he/she/it would have hogtied
we would have hogtied
you would have hogtied
they would have hogtied
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Magnaan is also known as the head of the Magnaan Gapos Gang, notorious in Metro Manila and neighboring provinces for hogtying their robbery victims.
Deputies controlled him by hogtying the inmate and shooting him with a Taser gun multiple times.
Many very successful, united, and spirited athletic teams have existed without traditions of hogtying, beer-guzzling, or head-shaving.
One advantage of pepper spray is that it can be applied to handcuffed, resistant, and violent persons during transport, in lieu of the hogtying method.
1 Although the hogtying technique is allowed by many law enforcement agencies as a way to restrain noncooperative subjects after arrest, this practice recently came under scrutiny due to the death of several suspects who had been restrained in this manner.
Dozens of area high school students competed in unusual contests devised to keep them engaged, including amateur boxing contests, a pizza-eating competition and a relay race that involved hogtying a pig.
Chief Probation Officer Richard Shumsky said officers are now barred from hogtying children and rarely use a ``soft restraint'' method in which leather straps control incarcerated children who pose a danger to themselves or others.
Department of Justice investigators found that Los Angeles County officials regularly violate jailed children's civil rights by using chemical sprays and hogtying procedures, a report released Thursday said.
Parks could not be reached for comment, but Chick released a council motion she plans to introduce Tuesday that would ask the City Attorney's Office to explain its recommendation of settlement and examine whether hogtying can be reinstated.
The department said officers acted appropriately, but the city agreed to eliminate the practice of hogtying as part of the settlement.
As part of the second settlement, costing $750,000, city officials agreed to abandon the practice of hogtying suspects after a Sunland man died in the restraints.
The cause is believed to be a combination of drug abuse, the stress of confrontation with an officer and handcuffing or hogtying.