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Tied

Tied to your mother's apronstrings. Not yet out of nursery government; not free to act on your own responsibility. The allusion is to tying naughty young children to the mother's or nurse's…

Family

A person of family. One of aristocratic birth. The Latin gens. “Family will take a person anywhere.” - Warner: Little Journey in the World, chap. iv. Source: Dictionary of P…

Tied House

(A). A retail shop, stocked by a wholesale dealer, and managed by some other person not the owner of the stock. The wholesale dealer appoints the manager. “There are tied houses in th…

Tied-up

Married; tied up in the marriage-knot. When first the marriage-knot was tied Between my wife and me. Walkingume's Arithmetic. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 189…

Senate Tie-Breakers

The Question: Which vice president cast the most tie-breaking votes in the U.S. Senate? How many? The Answer: Vice President John Adams,…

The Defeo Family

The DeFeo family is the family that was murdered in the house that later served as the setting for the best-selling book The Amityville Horror (1977). On November 14, 1974, 23 year-old Ronald "Butch"…

Family Guy

FoxMidseason DebutSunday 8:30–9:00 p.m.Voices of: You thought the Simpson are dysfunctional? They're as innocent as the Cleavers compared to the Griffins, a middle-class Rhode Island fam…

Slaves in the Family

Author:Edward BallPublisher:Ballantine Edward Ball has done what few white Americans have dared: he's searched the dusty annals of his family history to uncover specifics of the slave-holding …

Family Man

Director:Brett RatnerWriters:David Diamond, David WeissmanUniversal Pictures; PG-13; 120 minutesRelease:12/00Cast:Nicolas Cage, Téa Leoni, Don Cheadle Following an ancient model most re…

Family Physician

Michael Von Reeden, MD Tell us about your work -- what do you do? I am a Family Physician . I take care of all of the health needs one may ha…