What does shackles mean?

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  1. shackles(Noun)

    Restraints, (usually metal) often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. shackles

    Semicircular clumps of iron sliding upon a round bar, in which the legs of prisoners are occasionally confined to the deck. Manacles when applied to the wrists. (See BILBOES.)

How to pronounce shackles?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say shackles in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shackles in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shackles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of shackles in a Sentence

  1. Kim Su-jung:

    I believe this ruling frees women from shackles.

  2. Henry Ward Beecher:

    Well married a person has wings, poorly married shackles.

  3. Imam Ali, Peak of Eloquence (Nahjul Balagha):

    205. A greedy man will always find himself in the shackles of humility.

  4. Fischel Benkhald:

    It feels like shackles have been removed from me and I feel a great sense of liberty now.

  5. Salvador Dalí:

    Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.

Images & Illustrations of shackles

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Translations for shackles

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  • సంకెళ్ళుTelugu

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