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used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward)

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to tie so as to limit the boundaries of movement; or the rope or other material used to do the tying
  • A thousand fires burnt brightly; and round each Sat fifty warriors in the ruddy glare; Champing the provender before them laid, Barley and rye, the tether'd horses stood Beside the cars, and waited for the morn.
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (96% in)
  • The horses from the car the Hours unyok'd, And safely tether'd in the heav'nly stalls; The car they rear'd against the inner wall, That brightly polish'd shone; the Goddesses Themselves meanwhile, amid th' Immortals all, With, sorrowing hearts on golden seats reclin'd.
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (74% in)
  • Thus Hector spoke; the Trojans shouted loud: Then from the yoke the sweating steeds they loos'd, And tether'd each beside their sev'ral cars: Next from the city speedily they brought Oxen and sheep; the luscious wine procur'd; Brought bread from out their houses, and good store Of fuel gather'd; wafted from the plain, The winds to Heav'n the sav'ry odours bore.
    2.8 — Volume 2 Book 8 (93% in)
  • Next, he set forth the prizes, to reward The labours of the sturdy pugilists; A hardy mule he tether'd in the ring, Unbroken, six years old, most hard to tame; And for the vanquished man, a double cup; Then rose, and to the Greeks proclaim'd aloud: "Thou son of Atreus, and ye well-greav'd Greeks, For these we bid two champions brave stand forth.
    2.23 — Volume 2 Book 23 (71% in)

There are no more uses of "tether" in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Edward).

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