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Trammel   Listen
Trammel  v. t.  (past & past part. trammeled or trammelled; pres. part. trammeling, or trammelling)  
To entangle, as in a net; to catch. (R.)
To confine; to hamper; to shackle.

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"Trammel" Quotes from Famous Books

... House to support that bill against the judgment of a large majority of the Republicans. I agreed with President Hayes in the matter of a reform in the civil service and in his desire to free the Executive power from the trammel of senatorial dictation. ...
— Autobiography of Seventy Years, Vol. 1-2 • George Hoar

Words linked to "Trammel" :   mark off, clamp down, cumber, gin, restrict, hobble, handlock, capture, ensnare, tighten, restrain, confine, contain, rule, hunt, pothook, moderate, bound, rein, handcuff, trap, tie, limit, draw the line, cuff, crack down, hold, harness, hunting, trammel net, manacle, baffle, hamper, restraint, halter, fishing net, regulate, throttle, inhibit

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