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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 apron.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Tibullus
Tiburce (3 syl.) or Tiburce
Tiburtius’s Day (St.)
Tick
Ticket
Ticket of Leave (A)
Tickle the Public (To)
Tide-rode
Tide-waiters
Tidy
Tied
Tied House (A)
Tied-up
Tiffin (Indian)
Tiger (A)
Tiger-kill (A)
Tigers
Tigernach
Tight
Tigris [the Arrow]
Tike

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