Thursday, November 07, 2002
Definitions for trammel
- A kind of net for catching birds, fish, etc.
- A kind of shackle used for making a horse amble.
- Something that impedes activity, progress, or freedom, as a net or shackle.
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Citations for trammel
I feel she dances a symbol of human happiness as it should be, free from unnatural trammels.
Is it a dull or uninstructive picture to see a whole people shaking suddenly off the trammels of reason, and running wild after a golden vision, refusing obstinately to believe that it is not real, till, like a deluded hind running after an ignis fatuus, they are plunged into a quagmire?