from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A group of convicts chained together, especially for outdoor labor.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A gang or number of convicts chained together, as during outdoor labor or while in transit.
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- noun US a
groupof convictschained together to workoutside the confines of a prison.
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- noun a gang of convicts chained together
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