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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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He led us to a hitching-bar where two farm-wagons were tied, and I saw the foreign family crowding into one of them.
Certain it is, his advances were signals for rival candidates to retire, who felt no inclination to cross a lion in his amours; insomuch, that when his horse was seen tied to Van Tassel's paling, on a Sunday night, a sure sign that his master was courting, or, as it is termed, " sparking," within, all other suitors passed by in despair, and carried the war into other quarters.
We were in the post of danger in the extreme rear, and tied securely to five guides apiece.
I put on the sun-bonnet and tied it under my chin, and then for a body to look in and see my face was like looking down a joint of stove- pipe.
After crossing her hands, he tied them with a strong rope, and led her to a stool under a large hook in the joist, put in for the purpose.
Then the ends of these strings were tied on to the front of the ship; and the swallows took hold of the strings with their feet and flew off, pulling the boat along.
I attempted to rise, but was not able to stir: for, as I happened to lie on my back, I found my arms and legs were strongly fastened on each side to the ground; and my hair, which was long and thick, tied down in the same manner.
His coat was pulled off, and he was rolled up in a bundle, and tied with string in very hard knots.
He had gone but a few paces into the wood, when he saw a mare tied to an oak, and tied to another, and stripped from the waist upwards, a youth of about fifteen years of age, from whom the cries came.
The man was simply fastened by his hands, tied one over the other, to a spoke of the wheel.
Dantes had been flung into the sea, and was dragged into its depths by a thirty-six pound shot tied to his feet.
The horses were brought in and tied, and a guard stationed over them.