Trammeler
Trammeler \Tram"mel*er\, n. [Written also {trammeller}.] 1. One who uses a trammel net. --Nares. [1913 Webster]

2. One who, or that which, trammels or restrains. [1913 Webster]


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  • trammeler — See trammel. * * * …   Universalium

  • trammeller — Trammeler Tram mel*er, n. [Written also {trammeller}.] 1. One who uses a trammel net. Nares. [1913 Webster] 2. One who, or that which, trammels or restrains. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trammel — trammeler; esp. Brit., trammeller, n. /tram euhl/, n., v., trammeled, trammeling or (esp. Brit.) trammelled, trammelling. n. 1. Usually, trammels. a hindrance or impediment to free action; restraint: the trammels of custom. 2. an instrument for… …   Universalium

  • trammel — [tram′əl] n. [ME tramaile < MFr tramail, a net < ML tremaculum, kind of fishing net < L tres, THREE + macula, a mesh] 1. a) a fishing net consisting of two outer layers of coarse mesh and a loosely hung middle layer of fine mesh b) a… …   English World dictionary

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