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tether
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

3 uses
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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
  • On a separate raft, tethered to the first, lay another crewman, a gash zigzagging across his forehead.
    p. xvii.3
tethered = tied
  • The journey had begun on August 7, when the Zeppelin had slipped its tethers in Lakehurst, New Jersey, lifted up with a long, slow sigh, and headed for Manhattan.
    p. 4.1
  • tethers = rope ties
  • The rafts slid on the current, their tethers snaking behind them.
    p. 149.4
tethers = ropes
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