a ring or other fastening, as of iron, for securing the wrist, ankle, etc.; fetter.
a hobble or fetter for a horse or other animal.
the U -shaped bar of a padlock, one end of which is pivoted or sliding, the other end of which can be released, as for passing through a staple, and then fastened, as for securing a hasp.
any of various fastening or coupling devices.
Often, shackles. anything that serves to prevent freedom of procedure, thought, etc.
verb (used with object), shackled, shackling.
to put a shackle or shackles on; confine or restrain by a shackle or shackles.
to fasten or couple with a shackle.
to restrain in action, thought, etc., as by restrictions; restrict the freedom of.
(often pl) a metal ring or fastening, usually part of a pair used to secure a person’s wrists or ankles; fetter
(often pl) anything that confines or restricts freedom
a rope, tether, or hobble for an animal
a U-shaped bracket, the open end of which is closed by a bolt (shackle pin), used for securing ropes, chains, etc
to confine with or as if with shackles
to fasten or connect with a shackle
noun 1. Sir Ernest Henry, 1874–1922, English explorer of the Antarctic. noun 1. Sir Ernest Henry. 1874–1922, British explorer. He commanded three expeditions to the Antarctic (1907–09; 1914–17; 1921–22), during which the south magnetic pole was located (1909)
- Shack man
noun, plural shakos or shackos, shakoes or shackoes. 1. a military cap in the form of a cylinder or truncated cone, with a visor and a plume or pompon. noun (pl) shackos, shackoes 1. a variant spelling of shako noun (pl) shakos, shakoes, shackos, shackoes 1. a tall usually cylindrical military headdress, having a plume […]
[shak-tap-ing] /ˈʃækˌtæp ɪŋ/ noun, Canadian Informal. 1. the making of house-by-house visits to canvass.