Definition of tether:
ternary, clip, trey, fix, track, hint, steer, tierce, pencil lead, rubber band, pin, jumper cable, leading, lede, cord, trio, fastener, principal, threesome, tip, triad, twine, lead-in, wind, picket, ternion, cable, attach, secure, star, atomic number 82, jumper lead, join, trinity, holder, rope, screw, three, safety belt, spark advance, lead story, confidential information, terzetto, trail, trine, troika, triplet, leash, deuce-ace, tercet, lead, booster cable.
- imprison (part of speech: verb)
- fasten (part of speech: verb)
prison (part of speech: noun)
- reform school,
- penal colony,
- straight jacket,
- San Quentin,
- restrain (part of speech: verb)
- restraint (part of speech: noun)
- "With Axe and Rifle", W.H.G. Kingston.
We had just risen to our feet and were lifting up our saddles to put on our horses' backs, when we saw Dio's animal give a start and almost break its tether; directly afterwards mine, which was feeding near, also started back, and I caught a glimpse of the head and neck of a snake.- "With Axe and Rifle", W.H.G. Kingston.
But it chanced that the first horse across whose tether he tripped was a big black animal with the white strip from below the ears to the nostrils showing in the gloom to which Drennen's eyes were accustomed now.- "Wolf Breed", Jackson Gregory.