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hitch

to fasten by a knot, usually used to describe tying a horse to a post.
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To conclude otherwise would be to accept that she may have THE trucker who battered teenage hitch-hiker Celine Figard to death 20 years ago, and then dumped her body in a Midland lay-by, can ask to be freed next month.
Other reported incidents include a phantom hitch-hiker getting into motorists' cars, a Lancashire time-slip road taking you back to the 1940s and the ghost of a one-legged priest.
London, Sep 28 (ANI): A phantom hitch-hiker getting into cars, a slip road going back to the 1940s, and the ghost of a one-legged priest-these are all among the spookiest spots and incidents revealed in a survey of supernatural sightings over the last 25 years.
I'll never forget the young hitch-hiker our press bus picked up in 1980.
The cause of his demise was the onslaught of the new car culture, which would transform him into, yes, you guessed it, a hitch-hiker.
It is an official high school event only in Rhode Island, and it enjoys only hitch-hiker status on the college level.
The young lady kidnapper Sharifan Bibi told the police that she used to pose herself as hitch-hiker and then convince the vehicle driver to go along with her at house in Dhok Ramzanian.
The guy who sold me my VW Beetle, preferably in a layby during a snow-storm and standing next to a sinister hitch-hiker holding a hammer.
He created suspicion again when he told a hitch-hiker that he was the last person to see the girls alive, the court was told.
A hitch-hiker on the road to Bantry was caught one pitch-black night in a horrendous storm.
A TIRED hitch-hiker got a lift from Sir Paul McCartney - but didn't recognise the music legend.