Definition of tying-up in English:

tying-up

noun

  • another term for azoturia in horses
    • ‘Tying up seems to be more common in young Quarter Horses.’
    • ‘I just bought a Thoroughbred filly which was in race training, but retired without running because of recurrent bouts of tying-up.’
    • ‘After a tying up episode the horse should be rested until the muscles have repaired.’

Pronunciation

tying-up

/ˈtīiNGəp/