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1. trammel

noun. ['ˈtræməl'] a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh.

Synonyms

  • trammel net
  • fishnet

Antonyms

  • enable
  • encourage
  • immoderation

Etymology

  • tramail (French)
  • tremaculum (Latin)

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Rhymes with Trammel

  • duhamel
  • tramel
  • scammell
  • enamel
  • bramel
  • shamel
  • schamel
  • ramel
  • mammal
  • hammill
  • hammell
  • hammel
  • hamill
  • hamil
  • hamel
  • gammell
  • gammel
  • camel

Sentences with trammel


1. Noun, singular or mass
A trammel is a piece of wood with a hole on both ends.

2. Noun, plural
Place the steel trammel point on the intersection of the 12-inch mark and the edge of the plywood.

2. trammel

noun. ['ˈtræməl'] a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner).

Synonyms

  • fetter
  • constraint
  • shackle
  • cuff
  • restraint
  • hamper
  • manacle
  • bond
  • hobble
  • handlock
  • handcuff
  • ball and chain
  • irons

Antonyms

  • derestrict
  • unfasten
  • inactivity
  • powerlessness

Etymology

  • tramail (French)
  • tremaculum (Latin)

3. trammel

noun. ['ˈtræməl'] a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble.

Synonyms

  • restraint

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance

Etymology

  • tramail (French)
  • tremaculum (Latin)

4. trammel

verb. ['ˈtræməl'] place limits on (extent or access).

Synonyms

  • clamp down
  • cramp
  • control
  • cumber
  • hamper
  • restrain
  • moderate
  • gate
  • tie
  • baffle
  • contain
  • mark off
  • draw the line
  • tighten
  • hold
  • throttle
  • restrict
  • bound
  • hold in
  • strangle
  • check
  • confine
  • halter
  • reduce
  • crack down
  • regulate
  • harness
  • mark out
  • limit
  • constrain
  • tighten up
  • draw a line
  • stiffen
  • encumber
  • inhibit
  • rein
  • rule

Antonyms

  • immoderate
  • intense
  • juvenile
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • tramail (French)
  • tremaculum (Latin)

5. trammel

verb. ['ˈtræməl'] catch in or as if in a trap.

Synonyms

  • entrap
  • gin
  • catch
  • trap
  • capture
  • ensnare

Antonyms

  • unlash
  • untie
  • disconnect
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • tramail (French)
  • tremaculum (Latin)

6. trammel

noun. ['ˈtræməl'] an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace.

Antonyms

  • unbridle

Etymology

  • tramail (French)
  • tremaculum (Latin)
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