trammel

Definition of trammel

noun:

  • 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.

verb:

Related words

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.

More information about trammel

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trammel is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 11 points
  • trammel is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 11 points
  • trammel is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 14 points
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