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  • n. Plural form of chaining.

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Examples

  • In other words, do you handle the chainings and everything?

    CNN Transcript Jan 22, 2003

  • On the other hand, some owners, who prefer more obvious restraints for their women, who are, after all, slaves, use flatbedded wagons with mounted slave bars of various sorts, sometimes with intricate chainings or couplings.

    Magicians of Gor

  • This sort of thing is almost second nature with Goreans in the tyings and chainings of slaves.

    Kajira Of Gor

  • We want them to know that a knowledge of their whippings, their scourgings, their brandings, their chainings, is not confined to their plantations, but that some negro of theirs has broken loose from his chains (loud applause) -- has burst through the dark incrustation of slavery, and is now exposing their deeds of deep damnation to the gaze of the Christian people of England.

    Uncle Tom's Companions: Or, Facts Stranger Than Fiction. A Supplement to Uncle Tom's Cabin: Being Startling Incidents in the Lives of Celebrated Fugitive Slaves.

  • We want them to know that a knowledge of their whippings, their scourgings, their brandings, their chainings, is not confined to their plantations, but that some Negro of theirs has broken loose from his chains -- has burst through the dark incrustation of slavery, and is now exposing their deeds of deep damnation to the gaze of the christian people of England.

    My Bondage and My Freedom. By Frederick Douglass. With and Introduction. By James M`Cune Smith.

  • We want them to know that a knowledge of their whippings, their scourgings, their brandings, their chainings, is not confined to their plantations, but that some negro of theirs has broken loose from his chains -- has burst through the dark incrustation of slavery, and is now exposing their deeds of deep damnation to the gaze of the christian people of England.

    My Bondage and My Freedom. Part I.--Life as a Slave. Part II.--Life as a Freeman

  • Just posting some useful command chainings I use at work.

    LinuxQuestions.org

  • You’d have a point, Throbert, except that HRC didn’t want anything to do with Choi after the fence-chainings, which jeopardized their afternoon tea with the President over which they could all lament that it wasn’t politically feasible to repeal DADT in 2010, and the President was really really sad about that.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » DADT Repeal Soon?

  • You’d have a point, Throbert, except that HRC didn’t want anything to do with Choi after the fence-chainings, which jeopardized their afternoon tea with the President over which they could all lament that it wasn’t politically feasible to repeal DADT in 2010, and the President was really really sad about that.chiMaxxQuote

    The Volokh Conspiracy » DADT Repeal Soon?

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