Etymology
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hog-tie (v.)

also hogtie, "bind hands and feet by crossing and tying them," 1887, from hog (n.) + tie (v.). Related: Hog-tied.

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of hog-tie from WordNet

hog-tie (v.)
tie together somebody's limbs;
The prisoner was hog-tied
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.