Usage examples for tether

  1. Then there were many words on the subject going on just at the time at which Lax especially wanted his freedom, and at which, to tell the truth, Yorke Clayton was near the end of his tether in regard to poor Florian. – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  2. I need not ask Boldero, for he told me that he should look in again at ten o'clock this evening, for he thought that another night's play would probably bring Cotter to the end of his tether – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty