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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of entrammel.


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  • And among the commonalty thus entrammelled, more to the point, an elderly Benedictine monk of the Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, at Shrewsbury.

    His Disposition

  • Cicero sometimes uses about the seriousness of the choice made in early life and how a young man gets entrammelled by a school before he is really able to judge, reminds us of what we hear said nowadays about the danger of a young man's taking orders before his opinions are formed.

    Guide to Stoicism

  • Antiquity seems generally to have been entrammelled in the meshes of the belief in mimetic, or the duplication of natural objects by the artist

    Aesthetic as Science of Expression and General Linguistic

  • They are hindered by great poverty; hampered by the excessive fatigues of their daily work; entrammelled by remnants of the peasant traditions which still cling about them; but the movement has begun.

    Change in the Village

  • To the entrammelled mortal the visit seems to last but a moment; for while under the fairy sway he is unconscious of the flight of time.

    The Science of Fairy Tales An Inquiry into Fairy Mythology

  • He's entrammelled by this woman -- fascinated by her -- dominated by her.

    Lady Windermere's Fan

  • Souls enthralled and entrammelled in bondage of seasons that fall and rise,

    A Channel Passage and Other Poems Taken from The Collected Poetical Works of Algernon Charles Swinburne—Vol VI

  • It is the besetting error of men entrammelled in the fetters of party, to forget that there are many opposite facts which skilful policy should turn to profitable account, and to pass over all that are not inscribed with brilliancy on their standard.

    Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time Volume 1

  • Then his head appeared to him to open and to give issue to his soul into the other world; and an imaginary being seemed to inform him that, "the part of the soul engaged in the body, entrammelled in its organisation, is the soul is ordinarily understood; but that there is another part or province of the soul, which is the demon.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847

  • "'Ask yourself, my Love, whether you are not very cruel to have so entrammelled me, so destroyed my freedom.

    Flower of the Dusk


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