Definitions for shackle

Definitions for (noun) shackle

Main entry: shackle, trammel, bond, hamper

Definition: a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

Main entry: shackle

Definition: a U-shaped bar; the open end can be passed through chain links and closed with a bar

Definitions for (verb) shackle

Main entry: fetter, shackle

Definition: restrain with fetters

Main entry: shackle, pinion

Definition: bind the arms of

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