attaching (part of speech: verb)
fastening (part of speech: verb)
cementing, lashing, lacing, pasting, knitting, suturing, gluing, plaiting, linking, stitching, tethering, fusing, welding, stringing, basting, staying, chaining, zipping, strapping, clinching, buckling, bracketing, tacking, tying, sewing, weaving, hinging, braiding, knotting
- My horse was fastened to the hitching- post outside Riesle's Hotel at the very moment that a shell burst against the steps of the verandah, but this animal would seem to enjoy a happy immunity from shell fire, since at the Five Mile Bank engagement there was a shell which burst within three or four feet of him. - "The Siege of Mafeking (1900)", J. Angus Hamilton.
- He had a great knack of meeting opportunity before she knocked at his door- of meeting her and hitching her to his shack of a buggy, where she served the purpose of a family horse. - "The Bishop and the Boogerman", Joel Chandler Harris.
- As one nears the village there is some friendly rivalry between horses, there is the pleasure of " catching up" with neighbors' teams, or of being caught up with, and at the church door there is the business of alighting and hitching the horses, and then, if it is early, waiting about outside for the " last bell" before going in. - "The Jonathan Papers", Elisabeth Woodbridge Morris.