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  1. shacklesnoun

    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.)

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  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. Emeasoba George:

    Never say the sky is your limit. Rather, say it's your starting point. For, there are footprints already in the moon i.e. you can break the shackles of limitations. -Emeasoba George

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

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

  4. Sherry Jo Matt:

    She lit up a room, her heart was pure, she would do anything for anybody and the only person at the end of the day Siena ever hurt was herself, the demons of mental illness and the shackles of addiction took over who she really was at her core.

  5. The Post:

    Britney, Inside the Dream, she’s had to ask permission to use the phone and for access to any kind of money. Even her body has not been hers to control. Basically she’s been turned into a 12-year-old girl – permanently – asking Daddy if she can have pocket money. These limitations, these shackles, have always been part of the conservatorship.

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  • సంకెళ్ళుTelugu

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    separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    • A. cleave
    • B. denudate
    • C. abhor
    • D. emanate

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