tieback

[tahy-bak]
noun
1.
a strip or loop of material, heavy braid, or the like, used for holding a curtain back to one side.
2.
a curtain having such a device.

Origin:
1875–80; noun use of verb phrase tie back

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tieback (ˈtaɪˌbæk)
 
n
a.  a length of cord, ribbon, or other fabric used for tying a curtain to one side
 b.  a curtain having such a device

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The straps shown in the details mentioned are required only above and below each tieback anchor.
Driven piles are not usually used as soldier piles with tieback applications.
Review all contractor's data with regard to installation and testing of the tieback anchors.
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