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Noun
Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
Noun
Restraints, usually of metal and often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement
“The young man saved her by removing the shackle that was the sin and righteousness she was burdened with.”
Noun
Something that encumbers progress or movement
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The state of being enslaved or the practice of slavery
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Clavis or conspectus
Noun
A linked pair of locking metal rings used for securing prisoners
Noun
Plural for burden
Verb
To restrain or chain with shackles
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“When Jimmy came into the camp, Al had him shackle the prisoner to a tree.”
Verb
To restrict or hamper the progress or function of
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“A writer must never allow rules or format to shackle his ability to communicate.”
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