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shackle
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
to restrain freedom
  • "I shall rejoice to furnish your zeal with fuller opportunities," Mr. Bulstrode answered; "I mean, by confiding to you the superintendence of my new hospital, should a maturer knowledge favor that issue, for I am determined that so great an object shall not be shackled by our two physicians.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (2% in)

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