- to free from shackles; unfetter.
- to free from restraint, as conversation.
Origin of unshackle
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Examples from the Web for unshackle
"Unshackle me this carrion, and heave it overboard," was the harsh order.The Sea-Hawk
The duty of the hour is to unshackle him and make him wholly free.
Americans, unshackle your minds, and act like independent beings.A Collection of Essays and Fugitiv Writings</p>
Help me to unshackle and expand my soul to the fullest realization of Your wonders.A Girl Of The Limberlost
Gene Stratton Porter
And these are only specimens of the reforms which, in the language of the petition, are to unshackle labour from its misery.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 4 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay