Definitions for trammel

Definitions for (noun) trammel

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: trammel

Definition: a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble

Main entry: trammel

Definition: an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace

Main entry: trammel, trammel net

Definition: a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh

Definitions for (verb) trammel

Main entry: restrain, restrict, confine, bound, limit, trammel, throttle

Definition: place limits on (extent or access)

Usage: restrict the use of this parking lot; limit the time you can spend with your friends

Main entry: snare, trammel, trap, ensnare, entrap

Definition: catch in or as if in a trap

Usage: The men trap foxes

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