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Definitions of "Tie" (Slang)

1. Tie (Verb)


The act of trapping someone in a romantic relationship using a Jamaican dark magic called obeah. This type of sorcery is practice mostly by women in order to keep their partners in a relationship because of financial or other perceived benefits.

Example Sentences

Patois: Shi nuh good fi mi but mi cyaan leff har; mi wonda if shi tie mi
English: She’s not good for me but I can’t leave her; I wonder if she has cast a spell on me

Related Words

Obeah , Obeah man , Balm yard , Rolling calf ,

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