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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Tight
 
  Tight as a drum head.
            —Anonymous
  1
  Locked tight as an oyster.
            —Anonymous
  2
  Tight as a wad.
            —Anonymous
  3
  Tight as Dick’s hatband.
            —Anonymous
  4
  Tight as the skin of a gooseberry.
            —Anonymous
  5
  Tight as a bow-string.
            —Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  6
  Tight as a bottle.
            —Joseph Conrad
  7
  Tight as a gooseberry.
            —Charles Dickens
  8
  Skin tight like a bursting vest.
            —Amy Lowell
  9
  Tight like teeth.
            —George Meredith
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