Definition of trammel
- a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh. Synonyms: trammel net.
- an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace.
- a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble.
- a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner). Synonyms: bond, hamper, shackle.
baffle, chains, constrain, cramp, cuff, cumber, encumber, fetter, gate, gin, halter, hamper, handcuff, handlock, harness, hobble, inhibit, irons, manacle, reduce, regulate, rein, restrain, rule, stiffen, strangle, tie, tighten.
Rhymes with trammel
camel, enamel, mammal.
Start with trammel
trammelling, trammeled, trammelers, trammelled, trammeling, trammeler, trammels.