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shackle

Definitions of shackle
n. - Stubble. 2
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. 2
n. - Hence, that which checks or prevents free action. 2
n. - A fetterlike band worn as an ornament. 2
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. 2
n. - A link for connecting railroad cars; -- called also drawlink, draglink, etc. 2
n. - The hinged and curved bar of a padlock, by which it is hung to the staple. 2
v. t. - To tie or confine the limbs of, so as to prevent free motion; to bind with shackles; to fetter; to chain. 2
v. t. - Figuratively: To bind or confine so as to prevent or embarrass action; to impede; to cumber. 2
v. t. - To join by a link or chain, as railroad cars. 2

The word "shackle" uses 7 letters: A C E H K L S.

Direct anagrams of shackle:
  hackles

Words formed by adding one letter before or after shackle (in bold), or to acehkls in any order:
b -   bechalks   d -   shackled   l -   shellack   r -   hacklers   shackler   s -   shackles   t -   klatches  

Shorter words found within shackle:
ace   aces   ache   aches   ae   ah   al   ale   alec   alecs   ales   als   as   ash   ask   cake   cakes   calk   calks   case   cash   cask   cel   cels   chalk   chalks   chase   chela   chelas   clash   each   eh   el   elk   elks   els   es   ha   hacek   haceks   hack   hackle   hacks   hae   haes   hake   hakes   hale   hales   has   he   heal   heals   heck   hecks   hes   ka   kae   kaes   kale   kales   kas   kea   keas   la   lac   lace   laces   laches   lack   lacks   lacs   lake   lakes   lakh   lakhs   las   lase   lash   lea   leach   leak   leaks   leas   leash   lech   lek   leks   sac   sack   sae   sake   sal   sale   scale   sea   seal   sec   sel   selah   sh   sha   shack   shake   shale   she   shea   sheal   ska   slack   slake  

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