Cross-tie
Cross-tie Cross"-tie` (-t?`), n. (Railroad) A sleeper supporting and connecting the rails, and holding them in place. [1913 Webster]

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  • tie — verb (ties, tying, tied) 1》 attach or fasten with string, cord, etc.     ↘form into a knot or bow.     ↘(tie someone up) restrict someone s movement by binding their arms or legs or binding them to something. 2》 (also tie someone down) restrict… …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Tie — Tie, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tied}(Obs. {Tight}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tying}.] [OE. ti?en, teyen, AS. t[=i]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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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