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shackle
used in A Lesson Before Dying

6 uses
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Definition
to restrain freedom
  • He can meet her in the dayroom if he wants, but he will be shackled.
    Chapter 17 (98% in)
  • If he wants to come in the dayroom in shackles—all right.
    Chapter 17 (95% in)
  • If he wants to stay in his cell unshackled—all right.
    Chapter 17 (96% in)
  • The sheriff explained that he would be shackled hand and feet there.
    Chapter 18 (2% in)
  • He kept his head bowed, his shackled hands under the table, and he did not answer her.
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • Then they came in, Jefferson in front, shackled, walking with short steps, his head bowed and his shoulders stooped.
    Chapter 18 (34% in)

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