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shackle
used in The Sunlight Dialogues

4 uses
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Definition
to restrain freedom
  • They waited on the porch for a full twenty minutes, Clumly fanning himself with his hat, Boyle standing meekly with his shackled hands folded.
    1 — The Watchdog (72% in)
  • He indicated with both shackled hands the heavy bronze knocker on the Woodworths' door, a lion's head holding a serpent in its teeth.
    1 — The Watchdog (73% in)
  • The old man had tried from the beginning to shackle them.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (59% in)
  • So once old Paxton had tried to shackle Kathleen, but they had outwitted him, healthy love overwhelming sick, if only for the moment.
    5 — Hunting Wild Asses (59% in)

There are no more uses of "shackle" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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