Trammeled
Trammel Tram"mel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trammeled}or {Trammelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trammeling}, or {Trammelling}.] 1. To entangle, as in a net; to catch. [R.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To confine; to hamper; to shackle. [1913 Webster]


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  • Trammeled — Tram meled, a. (Man.) Having blazes, or white marks, on the fore and hind foot of one side, as if marked by trammels; said of a horse. [Written also {trammelled}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trammeled — [“tramld] mod. alcohol intoxicated. (Collegiate.) □ Jim came home trammeled and was sick on the carpet. □ Wow, is she trammeled! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • trammeled — un·trammeled; …   English syllables

  • trammeled — tram·mel || træml v. catch, ensnare, net …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trammeled — adj. drunk; intoxicated …   English slang

  • trammelled — Trammeled Tram meled, a. (Man.) Having blazes, or white marks, on the fore and hind foot of one side, as if marked by trammels; said of a horse. [Written also {trammelled}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hamper — vb Hamper, trammel, clog, fetter, shackle, manacle, hog tie are comparable when meaning to hinder or impede one so that one cannot move, progress, or act freely. To hamper is to encumber or embarrass by or as if by an impediment or restraining… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Trammel — Tram mel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trammeled}or {Trammelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trammeling}, or {Trammelling}.] 1. To entangle, as in a net; to catch. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To confine; to hamper; to shackle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trammeling — Trammel Tram mel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trammeled}or {Trammelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trammeling}, or {Trammelling}.] 1. To entangle, as in a net; to catch. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To confine; to hamper; to shackle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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