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shackle
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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Definition to restrain freedom
  • Well, you've got him where you want him now, poor devil, as shackled to you by obligations as any of your convicts are by their chains.
    4.43 (86% in)
  • Queer that she should feel nothing now, nothing except a weariness that shackled her limbs with heavy iron chains and a hunger that made her knees tremble.
    3.24 (49% in)
  • Their convict uniforms were dirty and foul with sweat, shackles clanked between their ankles when they moved tiredly, and there was an air of apathy and despair about them.
    4.44 (54% in)
  • The man rose and walked awkwardly toward her, his shackles clanking, and she saw that his bare ankles were red and raw from the chafing of the iron.
    4.44 (68% in)

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