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tether
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
to tie so as to limit the boundaries of movement; or the rope or other material used to do the tying
  • The mossy thatch of the cow-shed, the broken gray barn-doors, the pauper laborers in ragged breeches who had nearly finished unloading a wagon of corn into the barn ready for early thrashing; the scanty dairy of cows being tethered for milking and leaving one half of the shed in brown emptiness; the very pigs and white ducks seeming to wander about the uneven neglected yard as if in low spirits from feeding on a too meagre quality of rinsings,—all these objects under the quiet light of...
    Book 4 — Three Love Problems (68% in)

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