Definitions for "Tied"
A stamp is said to be tied to a cover when a postmark covers both the stamp and the cover, proving that the stamp belongs to the cover.
bound or secured closely; "the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied"; "a trussed chicken"
bound together by or as if by a strong rope; especially as by a bond of affection; "people tied by blood or marriage"
Keywords:  snugly, shoes, laced, closed
closed with a lace; "snugly laced shoes"
Positive radar contact with element/aircraft.