tether

[ teth-er ]SEE DEFINITION OF tether

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TETHER

It seemed to me that at last I had run to the end of my tether.

If you'll unpack the mare and tether her, Haggis, we can see aboot the fire and the meat.

When he was pretty nearly at the end of his tether he came back to England.

They are also beyond the tether of my subject, which I fear I have already overstrained.

Devers had run to the end of his tether, said Boynton, unfeelingly.

There she lay at the end of her tether, with extended wings, bitten and rumpled.

I was at the end of my tether, and unfortunately I am not religious.

But the devoted animal was nearing the end of his tether, and his rider knew it.

He had reached the end of his tether, must get to water soon or give up the fight.

Mr. Boltby, he thought, had gone a little beyond his tether.

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