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    trammel

    trammel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word trammel

    Definition
    (noun) a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
    Synonyms : trammel net
    Definition
    (noun) an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace Definition
    (noun) a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble Definition
    (noun) a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
    Synonyms : bond , hamper , shackle
    Definition
    (verb) catch in or as if in a trap
    Synonyms : ensnare , entrap , snare , trap
    Example Sentence
    • The men trap foxes
    Definition
    (verb) place limits on (extent or access)
    Synonyms : bound , confine , limit , restrain , restrict , throttle
    Example Sentence
    • restrict the use of this parking lot
    • limit the time you can spend with your friends
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for trammel

TRAP+Mammal....

Your movement is restrained when you are TRAMPLED by a crowd.

catherine trammel used to kill her lovers by shackling them

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