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Overview of noun shackle

The noun shackle has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) shackle, bond, hamper, trammel

(a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner))

2. shackle

(a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar)

Overview of verb shackle

The verb shackle has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. pinion, shackle

(bind the arms of)

2. fetter, shackle

(restrain with fetters) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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