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tied

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1. (of a public house, retail shop, etc.) obliged to sell only the beer, products, etc. of a particular producer
2. (of a house or cottage) rented out to the tenant for as long as he is employed by the owner
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When he had tied her up in the back-yard, the wretched father went and sat in the passage, with his knuckles to his eyes.
I led her by the rope, tied her to the rack, and scattered some grass for her.
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.
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.
As Sancho said this, he tied the beasts, leaving them to the care and protection of the enchanters with sorrow enough in his heart.
Now they are tied," said Sancho; "what are we to do next?
But his mouth was full of soot and cob- webs, and he was tied up in such very tight knots, he could not make anybody hear him.
We were in the post of danger in the extreme rear, and tied securely to five guides apiece.
One of these was leaned against the rock, and the men went up it tied together in couples.
It was all that was left of Spanker-- the stick with which he had been tied.
He said it was a sight better than lying tied a couple of years every day, and trembling all over every time there was a sound.