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Definition of trammel verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    trammel

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈtræml//
     
    [often passive] trammel somebody/something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trammel
     
    he / she / it trammels
     
    past simple trammeled ()trammelled
     
    -ing form trammeling ()trammelling
     
     
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  1. 1to limit someone's freedom of movement or activity synonym restrict
  2. 2 He felt himself trammeled by convention. compare untrammeled
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: trammel