Shackle in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Shackle

(dialectal) To shake, rattle. | A restraint fit over a human or animal appendage, such as a wrist, ankle or finger. Usually used in the plural, to indicate a pair joined by a chain; a hobble. | A U-shaped piece of metal secured with a pin or bolt across the opening, or a hinged metal loop secured with a quick-release locking pin mechanism.

Short Example Sentences for Shackle

  • 1. He put no shackle on my tongue. 🔊
  • 2. Possibly the shackle on the buoy gave. 🔊
  • 3. He would keep you in order, shackle you at every turn. 🔊
  • 4. But he did not believe that this should shackle his freedom in appointing. 🔊
  • 5. One can also shackle them, but they disengage themselves more easily. 🔊
  • 6. They would shackle the mind and bring it in subjection to the priesthood. 🔊
  • 7. He would shackle the press, and muzzle the members of parliament. 🔊
  • 8. I was bound to Moscow by a shackle more powerful than iron fetters. 🔊
  • 9. But I don't believe we can shackle ourselves together. 🔊
  • 10. Did I make them, I would not attempt to shackle the conscience of any one. 🔊

How to use Shackle in Sentences?

  • 1. There is now an opportunity offered to both, to shake off this shackle for ever. 🔊
  • 2. Nor does he tell his battles, show his wounds, Or shackle your free will, as some folks do. 🔊
  • 3. The ring had a shackle on it, and through that they passed the long chain that held him prisoner in the midst of a gang of forty men. 🔊
  • 4. If one violates gravitation he is dashed in pieces; if he trifles with microbes their infinitesimal grasp will be like a shackle of steel. 🔊
  • 5. Enrico Jaures next devoted his attention to the shackle that secured the thimble spliced in the end of the cable to the big ring bolt of the buoy. 🔊
  • 6. Even children do but little to reconcile the jarring claims of man and wife, for they are a sign of the lasting shackle which each of the miserable beings wants to break. 🔊
  • 7. To make the plow run deep the draft ring or shackle is placed in the upper holes or notches of the clevis; to make it run shallow the ring is placed in the lower holes. 🔊