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Tether

Postby William Hupy » Wed Sep 27, 2017 1:40 pm

This word is strictly of Germanic heritage, although the root is from PIE, meaning to fasten, deu.
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Re: Tether

Postby Perry Lassiter » Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:33 pm

To fasten, yes, but I've only found it used of animals, mostly of horses at a hitching post.
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Re: Tether

Postby Slava » Thu Dec 28, 2017 12:47 pm

Don't we also tether rowboats and such?

There is also the game of tetherball.

And the idiom, at the end of one's tether.
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