Noun(1) a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh(2) an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace(3) a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble(4) a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner
Verb(1) catch in or as if in a trap(2) place limits on (extent or amount or access
(1) Why was it so important to these interests to trammel public higher education?(2) That horror in turn serves as symbol of the chains that trammel the spirit.(3) When I get home tonight, we are going to find us a nice unbroken field of snow├ö├ç┬¬ and trammel it.(4) A short herring fishing took place with a few of the small ├ö├ç├┐skiffs├ö├ç├û using trammel nets managed to catch the allocated quota.(5) Wannabe ├ö├ç├┐Americans├ö├ç├û had come to the New World to escape the trammels of established churches and feudalism which disfigured early modern Europe.(6) Both have trammeled their critics and opponents.(7) With no reception, and an intimidating atmosphere of intense concentration and industry, this is no place to walk into as a stranger trammelled by British reserve.(8) As expected, Stanley tools were prominent but there was also a good selection of English tools as well as a nice assortment of planes, rules, trammels , saws, and levels by various makers.(9) Without free expression, rights may be trammelled with no recourse in the court of public opinion.(10) As the protesters sat on the floor the police line of 80 or more officers would pound forward trammelling the seated protesters.(11) I don't think that's anything to do with a specific right of academic freedom which is the right to pursue your academic location without being trammelled by our particular academic fashions.(12) The well-equipped vessel was lost with a full suite of gear, including VHF, echo sounder, plotter, autopilot, gill and trammel nets and a complete toolset.(13) It was the culmination of the sustained effort of many small entrepreneurs who had carved out a unique niche for offering hospitality without the trammels of the organised industry.(14) Accessories for rules are presented in another chapter that describes attachments used with rules such as fences, protractors, gauges, trammels , and carrying cases.(15) The most notable characteristic of Archimedes' mathematical work is its freedom from the trammels of traditional Greek mathematics.(16) No Scottish Labour leader would dream of letting himself be trammelled by the kind of political constraints that hobbled Louis XIV.
1. restraint ::
2. bond ::
3. restrict ::
4. entrap ::
5. restrain ::
Different Formstrammel, trammeled, trammeling, trammelling, trammels
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