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Definitionto 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)
There are no more uses of "shackle" in Gone with the Wind.
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