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hitch

to fasten by a knot, usually used to describe tying a horse to a post.
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Then birching was abolished "and girls no longer hitch-hike home, violence has increased, the police, whose arrival at the scene of rowdyism used to send offenders fleeing, now find the hooligans waiting for them".
Anyway, it was freezing cold so we decided it was a bad idea and set off to hitch-hike back home.
A HOSEDOWN was a relief for two weary ex-firemen after they blazed a trail across the country on a marathon hitch-hike.
This seems like such a simple thing to fix and asking a little girl to hitch-hike seems so ridiculous.
She decided to hitch-hike and was offered a lift by two youths who drove to an isolated spot and allegedly raped her, Ansa reported.
White House officials initially insisted that it was necessary for the president to hitch-hike a ride on a warplane to the Lincoln because it was too far from shore to be reached by helicopter.
I'll hitch-hike or kip down on someone's floor when I can, but I'm no stranger to sleeping rough so I'm not afraid to do that if the worst comes to the worst.
I can't remember what street you stand on at what corner to hitch-hike from Berkeley to San Francisco.
And 12-year-old Morgan Deardon, from Newport, put the men to shame as he gallantly took on the challenge solo, and two dinosaur onesie-clad fundraisers took time out of their mammoth hitch-hike from Barry to London for homeless charity Spires to give it their best shot.
Anyone who's been to the Cote d'A'zur will know on that budget they would have to hitch-hike there, put up in a tent and serve guests half a baguette and a glass of plonk.