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  • He won’t fight nine Moslem martyr aides, Rowan, across a pass, or can a worse diary trammel some ninth gift now, eh?
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun trammel:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb trammel:

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Definition of the noun trammel

What does trammel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: trammels

  1. a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
  2. an adjustable pothook set in a fireplace
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: pothook = an S-shaped hook to suspend a pot over a fire
  3. a restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: constraint / restraint = a device that retards something's motion
  4. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

Alternative definition of the noun trammel

noun

  1. Something that impedes activity, freedom, or progress.

Definition of the verb trammel

What does trammel mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: trameled, trameling, tramelled, tramelling, tramels

  1. catch in or as if in a trap
  2. place limits on (extent or amount or access)

Alternative definition of the verb trammel

verb

  1. To entangle, as in a net.
  2. [transitive] To hamper.

Place

Trammel a.k.a. Trammel, Virginia: Trammel is an unincorporated community in Dickenson County, Virginia, United States. Trammel is located along Virginia State Route 63 7.6 miles north of St. Paul. Trammel had a post office with ZIP code 24289 from October 8, 1919, to November 16, 2002; the community is now part of ZIP code 24237.

Film

"Trammel" is a film, directed by Alahay Abraham.

  • country: Canada
  • genre: Mystery
  • released in

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Trammel

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Google previewThe Wilderness Debate Rages on (2008)

Continuing the Great New Wilderness Debate by Michael P. Nelson, J. Baird Callicott

A trammel is a fish net and also a hobble for a horse, thus a thing that hinders free action. As a verb, trammel means to hinder the action of something. Untrammeled, then, means that the will of something is not hobbled; it is self- willed.

Google previewJournal of the Royal Society of Arts (1902)

Stanley's semi-ellipse trammel is a well made instrument, having a three branched cross, and in its ordinary size capable of describing semi-ellipses with major axes of from two inches to twenty inches in length. 3. The Mechanical Method.

Google previewPittston Oil Refinery and Marine Terminal (1978)

Environmental Impact Statement

Trammel is a census takers paradise -everyone in town is an ' employee of Clinchfield Coal Co. (PITTSTON). More accurately _The houses, the squat company store buildinq, the church are all as much the property of Clinchfield Coal as the ...

Google previewThe Operative Mechanic, and British Machinist; being a practical display of the manufactories and mechanical arts of the United Kingdom. Second edition (1829)

by John NICHOLSON (Civil Engineer)

The trammel is an instrument consisting of two rulers fixed at right-angles to each other, with a groove in each. A rod with two moveable nuts works in this groove, and, by means of a pencil fixed in the end of the rod, describes the curve.

Google previewHandbook of the Marine and Freshwater Fishes of the British Islands (1883)

(including an Enumeration of Every Species) by William Saville-Kent

The true trammel is a combination of three nets placed side by side, and its name is derived from the Latin tres macules, signifying three meshes, represented by the French words trots mailles, having the same meaning ; from these comes the ...

Google previewThe Fisheries Exhibition Literature ... (1884)

The true trammel is a combination of three nets placed side by side, and its name is derived from the Latin tres maculw, signifying three meshes, represented by the French words trois mailles, having the same meaning ; from these comes the ...

Google previewThe plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of various commentators, to which are added notes by S. Johnson and G. Steevens, revised and augmented by I. Reed, with a glossarial index (1806)

by William Shakespeare

A trammel is a net in which either birds or fishes are caught. So, in The Isle of Gulls, 1633 : " Each tree and shrub wears trammels of thy hair." Surcease is cessation, stop. So, in The Valiant Welchman, 1615: " Surcease brave brother.

Google previewThe Great New Wilderness Debate (1998)

by J. Baird Callicott, Michael P. Nelson

(A trammel is a device which shackles, hobbles, ...

Google previewPlays (1793)

A trammel is a net in which either birds or fishes are caught. So, in The Isle of Gulls, 1633: “ Each tree and shrub wears trammel, of thy hair.” Surcease is cessation, stop. So, in The Paliant Welchman, 1615: “ Surcease brave brother: Fortune ...

Google previewBrickwork: History, Technology and Practice: (2015)

by Gerard C.J. Lynch

Trammelmethod The trammel is a long board up to a maximum length of 2m ( after which it becomes unwieldy and inaccurate), and about 75mm wide and 12mm thick. There is a hole at one end drilled centrally. A steel rod is set into concrete ...

Google previewReinventing Nature? (1995)

Responses To Postmodern Deconstruction by Michael E. Soulé, Gary Lease

(A trammel is a device which shackles, hobbles, cages, or confines an animal, breaking its spirit and capacity to roam.) What may look like uninhabited wilderness to outsiders is a habitatin which the O'odham actively participate. They do not ...

Google previewWorkshop Practice (2006)

Trammel is a divider of bigger size. It is also called a beam compass or beam trammel. It is used where a large circle having a large radius is to be marked. It consists of two adjustable vertical legs mounted on a common rod or ...

Google previewThe Builder's Practical Guide: Containing a Complete Explanation of the Principles of Science, as Applied to Very Branch of Building ... (1830)

To which is Added an Appendix, Containing an Easy and Complete Introduction to the Scientific Principles of Geometry and Mensuration ... by John Nicholson (civil engineer.)

The trammel is an instrument consisting of two rulers fixed at right-angles to each other, with a groove in each. A rod with two moveable nuts works in this groove, and, by means of a pencil fixed in the end of the rod, describes the curve.

Google previewThe Newcomer (Amish Beginnings Book #2) (2017)

by Suzanne Woods Fisher

trammel is a hook in a fireplace to hold a kettle. triangle trade is an historical term indicating trade among three ports.

Google previewGold Miner 49 er Book 2 (2006)

by Reggie Gould

The Trammel is a long cylindrical tube made of steel that has holes drilled in it at given intervals. The size of the holes determines what size gold nuggets will be recovered, unfortunately the larger the holes the more unwanted garbage will be ...

Google previewGoddesses and Monsters (2004)

Women, Myth, Power, and Popular Culture by Jane Caputi

Trammel is a female genius, but this is no Good Will Hunting happy kind of male genius story. In patriarchal myth all female geniuses are of the criminal/lesbian variety (see also Wild Things, John McNaughton, 1998). In Basic Instinct ...

Google previewThe Plays of William Shakespeare (1806)

With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators by William Shakespeare

A trammel is a net in which either birds or fishes are caught. So, in The Isle of Gulls, 1633 : “Each tree and shrub wears trammels of thy hair.” Surcease is cessation, stop. So, in The Valiant Welchman, 1615: “Surcease brave brother.

Google previewPractical carpentry, joinery, and cabinet-making [by P. Nicholson. by P. Nicholson, revised by T. Tredgold. [2 pt. Followed by] The elements of geometry [and] The Metropolitan building act, 1855 (1856)

by Peter Nicholson

The trammel is an application of the ...

Google previewPractical carpentry, joinery, and cabinet-making [by P. Nicholson (1826)

by Peter Nicholson

The trammel is an application of the same ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary for Building Construction (1993)

by John E. Traister

trammel Figure T-28: Trammel or beam compass. trammel: A beam compass , in which the head slides along a straight bar. It is tightened by setscrews, and is used to strike radii too large for the capacity of an ordinary compass. See Fig.

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society (2015)

by Frederick F. Wherry, Juliet B. Schor, Consulting Editor

Trammel Juliana Maria D. Trammel Trammel, Juliana.

Google previewDyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia (1920)

by Andrew Lee Dyke

A "trammel" is a stationary starting point to base all your work from (see fig. 3, page 102). The trammel generally is directly over or in front of the fly wheel, but may be located elsewhere if some careless workman has removed your fly wheel ...

Google previewThe Baker Illustrated Bible Dictionary (2013)

by Tremper III Longman

Finally, they also used a trammel net, a standing net often spread between two boats. The trammel net was made of up to five sections, each about one hundred feet long. This net had three layers, two finer-meshed layers on either side of a ...

Google previewColour Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

by Oxford Dictionaries,

trammel. traffic noun 1 vehicles moving on public roads. 2 the movement of ships or aircraft. 3 the commercial transportation of goods or passengers. 4 the messages or signals that are sent through a communications system. 5 the action of ...

Google previewA New Dictionary of the English Language (1844)

by Charles Richardson

TRAMMEL, s. v. A trammel,-Anything that involves or entangles, shackles or embarrasses. To trammel,— To involve or wrap up; to shackle, to embarrass, to hamper.

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Trammel Meaning

Video shows what trammel means. Whatever impedes activity, progress, or freedom, as a net or shackle.. A fishing net that has large mesh at the edges and ...

Scrabble value of T1R1A1M3M3E1L1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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