Words that Rhyme with shackle
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cackle, crackel, crackle, grackle, hackel, hackl, hackle, jackal, jackel, jakel, kachel, mackall, mackel, racal, rachal, tackle, yackel, yakel
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Definitions of shackle
n. Something which confines the legs or arms so as to prevent their free motion; specifically, a ring or band inclosing the ankle or wrist, and fastened to a similar shackle on the other leg or arm, or to something else, by a chain or a strap; a gyve; a fetter.
n. Hence, that which checks or prevents free action.
n. A fetterlike band worn as an ornament.
n. A link or loop, as in a chain, fitted with a movable bolt, so that the parts can be separated, or the loop removed; a clevis.
n. A link for connecting railroad cars; -- called also drawlink, draglink, etc.
n. The hinged and curved bar of a padlock, by which it is hung to the staple.
v. t. To tie or confine the limbs of, so as to prevent free motion; to bind with shackles; to fetter; to chain.
v. t. Figuratively: To bind or confine so as to prevent or embarrass action; to impede; to cumber.
v. t. To join by a link or chain, as railroad cars.