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trammels

 
Noun trammel has 4 senses
  1. trammel net, trammel - a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
    --1 is a kind of restraint, constraint; fishnet, fishing net; restraint, constraint; fishnet, fishing net
    --1 has particulars:
     ball and chain; fetter, hobble; handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle; iron, irons, chain, chains; 1 of 4 senses of trammel ; shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels; ball and chain; fetter, hobble; handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle; iron, irons, chain, chains; 1 of 4 senses of trammel
  2. trammel - an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
    --2 is a kind of
    pothook; pothook
  3. trammel - a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
    --3 is a kind of
    restraint, constraint; restraint, constraint
  4. shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels - a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    --4 is a kind of restraint, constraint; restraint, constraint
    --4 has particulars:
     ball and chain; fetter, hobble; handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle; iron, irons, chain, chains; shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels; ball and chain; fetter, hobble; handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle; iron, irons, chain, chains
    Derived form: verb trammel2
Verb trammel has 2 senses
  1. trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel - catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
    --1 is one way to capture, catch
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. restrict, restrain, trammel, limit, bound, confine, throttle - place limits on (extent or access); "restrict the use of this parking lot"; "limit the time you can spend with your friends"
    --2 is one way to control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate
    Derived form: noun trammel4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
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