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 Meanings and Examples of TETHER
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tether
 v.  tie with rope; fasten or restrict with rope or chain
Classic Sentence:
1  Within the limits of his short tether he had tumbled about, annihilating the flowers of existence with greater singleness of purpose than many of the blatant personages whose company he kept.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I
2  I was fairly at the end of my tether at last, and could hardly find the stamps to answer the advertisements or the envelopes to stick them to.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
3  Having tethered the horses, and bade Lucy adieu, he threw his gun over his shoulder, and set out in search of whatever chance might throw in his way.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
4  Yet a certain feeling, you may understand, tethered me in a circle of a few miles round the point of my arrival.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
5  I light a fire, for we have brought supply of wood with us, and she prepare food while I undo the horses and set them, tethered in shelter, to feed.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
6  Near the watchman's hut the black shapes of the Cossacks' shanties and of horses tethered together could be seen.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER X
7  Forty-five years he had lived here, and now supports himself and his old wife by the help of the steer tethered yonder and the charity of his black neighbors.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VII
8  Presently the horses began to scream, and tore at their tethers till I came to them and quieted them.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
Example Sentence:
1  Before we went to sleep, we needed to tether the horses to prevent their wandering off during the night.