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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner); ; An adjustable pothook set in a fireplace; A fishing net with three layers;

Usage examples (36)
  • Noun : the trammels of custom
  • The most correct method of drawing an ellipse is by means of an instrument termed a trammel, which is shown in Figure 83.
  • Do you mean to prohibit the trammel, which is usually a treble and not a double net?
  • Band sawing machine, wide band saw blade, trammel points for more
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