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 for To ride and tie
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ride \Ride\, v. t.
     1. To sit on, so as to be carried; as, to ride a horse; to
        ride a bicycle.
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              [They] rend up both rocks and hills, and ride the
              In whirlwind.                         --Milton.
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     2. To manage insolently at will; to domineer over.
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              The nobility could no longer endure to be ridden by
              bakers, cobblers, and brewers.        --Swift.
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     3. To convey, as by riding; to make or do by riding.
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              Tue only men that safe can ride
              Mine errands on the Scottish side.    --Sir W.
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     4. (Surg.) To overlap (each other); -- said of bones or
        fractured fragments.
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     To ride a hobby, to have some favorite occupation or
        subject of talk.
     To ride and tie, to take turn with another in labor and
        rest; -- from the expedient adopted by two persons with
        one horse, one of whom rides the animal a certain
        distance, and then ties him for the use of the other, who
        is coming up on foot. --Fielding.
     To ride down.
        (a) To ride over; to trample down in riding; to overthrow
            by riding against; as, to ride down an enemy.
        (b) (Naut.) To bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a
     To ride out (Naut.), to keep safe afloat during (a storm)
        while riding at anchor or when hove to on the open sea;
        as, to ride out the gale.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tie \Tie\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tied(Obs. Tight); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Tying.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[imac]gan,
     ti['e]gan, fr. te['a]g, te['a]h, a rope; akin to Icel. taug,
     and AS. te['o]n to draw, to pull. See Tug, v. t., and cf.
     Tow to drag.]
     1. To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind. "Tie the
        kine to the cart." --1 Sam. vi. 7.
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              My son, keep thy father's commandment, and forsake
              not the law of thy mother: bind them continually
              upon thine heart, and tie them about thy neck.
                                                    --Prov. vi.
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     2. To form, as a knot, by interlacing or complicating a cord;
        also, to interlace, or form a knot in; as, to tie a cord
        to a tree; to knit; to knot. "We do not tie this knot with
        an intention to puzzle the argument." --Bp. Burnet.
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     3. To unite firmly; to fasten; to hold.
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              In bond of virtuous love together tied. --Fairfax.
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     4. To hold or constrain by authority or moral influence, as
        by knotted cords; to oblige; to constrain; to restrain; to
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              Not tied to rules of policy, you find
              Revenge less sweet than a forgiving mind. --Dryden.
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     5. (Mus.) To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved
        line, or slur, drawn over or under them.
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     6. To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even
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     To ride and tie. See under Ride.
     To tie down.
        (a) To fasten so as to prevent from rising.
        (b) To restrain; to confine; to hinder from action.
     To tie up, to confine; to restrain; to hinder from motion
        or action.
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