shackle

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1 shackle /ˈʃækəl/ noun
plural shackles
1 shackle
/ˈʃækəl/
noun
plural shackles
Learner's definition of SHACKLE
[count] : one of two rings or bands that are placed around a person's wrists or ankles and that are connected by a chain usually plural
shackles [plural] : something that prevents people from acting freely + of
2 shackle /ˈʃækəl/ verb
shackles; shackled; shackling
2 shackle
/ˈʃækəl/
verb
shackles; shackled; shackling
Learner's definition of SHACKLE
[+ object]
: to put shackles on (someone or something) often used as (be) shackled often used figuratively
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