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Definition of "trammelling" [trammelling]

  • Present participle of trammel. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "trammelling" in a sentence
  • "To wrest from off thy limbs the trammelling chain:"
  • "Fidelis loosed his hold, and launched himself after it, clear of the tree, diving beneath the trammelling branches."
  • "Thus, this Vision of Piers Plowman indicates the existence of a popular spirit which had been slowly but steadily increasing -- which sympathized with Henry II. and the priest-trammelling "Constitutions of Clarendon," even while it was ready to go on a pilgrimage to the shrine of Thomas à Becket, the illustrious victim of the quarrel between Henry and his clergy."
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