SHACKLE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of shackle
Definition:
v. chain; fetter; restraint that confines or restricts freedom
n. a metal fastening, usually one of a pair, for encircling and confining the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive; a fetter or manacle
Example:
Police had to shackle the criminal's ankles to prevent his escape.
Nelson Mandela, who guided South Africa from the shackles of apartheid to multi-racial democracy and became an international icon of peace and reconciliation, died Thursday at age 95.
Sentence in Classic:
Their convict uniforms were dirty and foul with sweat, shackles clanked between their ankles when they moved tiredly, and there was an air of apathy and despair about them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Tom got in, and Haley, drawing out from under the wagon seat a heavy pair of shackles, made them fast around each ankle.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context
Through the years ahead, I shall rebuild the achievements of the past, and open the way to carry them further, the achievements which are open to me, but closed forever to my brothers, for their minds are shackled to the weakest and dullest ones among them.
Anthem By Ayn Rand Context
Queer that she should feel nothing now, nothing except a weariness that shackled her limbs with heavy iron chains and a hunger that made her knees tremble.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context