Definition of Tie-on
1. Adjective. Fastened by tying on. "Tie-on labels"
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Literary usage of Tie-on
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"18); over this tie on the tail, composed of fibres or a topping, <fcc., ... Then having carefully left a bit of the hook for the purpose, tie on the wing, ..."
2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"... the presiding officer at the meetings of the common council, and in the case of a tie on the part of the members of the council he has the casting vote. ..."
3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1892)
"... and further, the said company agreed to advance to said Thomas eighteen cents per tie on all first-class, and five cents per tie on all second-class, ..."