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Meaning of tongue-tie

tongue-tie

Pronunciation: (tung'tī"), [key]
— n., v., -tied, -ty•ing.
—n.
  1. impeded motion of the tongue caused esp. by shortness of the frenum, which binds it to the floor of the mouth.
—v.t.
  1. to make tongue-tied.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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