cinch up

cinch up

v.
To tighten some drawstring or strap, especially a saddle girth: I cinched up the saddle girth before mounting the horse. I cinched up the hood of my jacket to keep the rain out.
See also: cinch, up
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Ressam didn't make it to Los Angeles, but he did show that using a birth certificate to pose as someone else was a cinch up north.