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2 entries found for shackle.
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Entry Word: shackle
Function: noun
Text: 1 something that physically prevents free movement <placed shackles on the legs of the prisoners> -- see BOND 1
2 shackles plural
something that makes movement or progress more difficult <the shackles of illiteracy can be just as confining as leg irons> -- see ENCUMBRANCE