How do you prove that you are not trammeled by educational or traditional notions as to the entire sanctity of the book?
She was determined that her sisters' lives should not be trammeled by her weakness.
They were all lawless thoughts of a love not to be trammeled by the obligations of marriage.
Because he was not trammeled by the arrangements of Ahab's house.
In that machine Messrs. Hall were trammeled by being compelled to work to the plans of others.
But I have to live my life myself, and will not be trammeled by any conventions of your social world.
I did not think that in the selection of a Cabinet officer I should be trammeled by such considerations.
And even if such be needful, why must the personal essence be trammeled by the same old worn-out habiliments of error?
It is only rarely that he is trammeled with being forced to write contrary to his convictions.
To Western eyes already the young men in the older East seem to be trammeled by social conventions.
mid-14c. (implied in trammeller) "net to catch fish," from Middle French tramail, from Old French (early 13c.), from Late Latin tremaculum, perhaps meaning "a net made from three layers of meshes," from Latin tri- "three" + macula "a mesh" (see mail (2)). Italian tramaglio, Spanish trasmallo are French loan-words.
1530s, originally "to bind up (a corpse);" sense of "hinder, restrain" is from 1727, from trammel (n.). Related: Trammeled; trammeling.