HyperDic: trammel

English > 6 senses of the word trammel:
NOUNartifacttrammel, trammel neta fishing net with three layers
artifacttrammelan adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
artifacttrammela restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
artifacttrammel, shackle, bond, hampera restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
VERBcontacttrammel, trap, entrap, snare, ensnarecatch in or as if in a trap
changetrammel, restrict, limit, bound, confine, throttleplace limits on (extent or access)
trammel > pronunciation
Soundstrae'mahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > trammel: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh.
Synonymtrammel net
Broaderfishnet, fishing netA net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
English > trammel: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn adjustable pothook set in a fireplace.
BroaderpothookAn S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire
English > trammel: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble.
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
English > trammel: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner).
Synonymsshackle, bond, hamper
Narrowerball and chainHeavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain
fetter, hobbleA shackle for the ankles or feet
handcuff, cuff, handlock, manacleshackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist
irons, chainsmetal shackles
Broaderrestraint, constraintA device that retards something's motion / motion
Spanishcadenas, cuerdas, grillete, trabas
Catalancadenes, cordes, traves
Verbstrammelplace limits on (extent or access)
English > trammel: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningcatch in or as if in a trap.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymstrap, entrap, snare, ensnare
Categoryhunt, huntingThe pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
Narrowergintrap with a snare
Broadercapture, catchCapture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
Spanishatrapar, cazar, coger, entrampar, pescar
Catalanatrapar, travar
English > trammel: 6 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningplace limits on (extent or access).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsrestrict, limit, bound, confine, throttle
Narrowerclamp down, crack downrepress or suppress (something regarded as undesirable)
demarcate, delimit, delimitateSet, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
draw the line, draw a lineReasonably object (to) or set a limit (on)
gaterestrict (school boys') movement to the dormitory / dormitory or campus as a means / means of punishment
hamper, halter, cramp, strangleprevent the progress or free movement of
mark off, mark outSet boundaries to and delimit
reduce, tightenNarrow or limit
restrain, encumber, cumberhold back
scant, skimpLimit in quality or quantity
stiffen, tighten, tighten up, constrainrestrict
tieLimit or restrict to
Spanishestrangular, limitar, restringir
Catalanestrangular, limitar, restringir
Nounstrammela restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

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