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entrammel

/ (ɪnˈtræməl) /
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verb -mels, -melling or -melled or US -els, -eling or -eled

(tr) to hamper or obstruct by entangling

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Example sentences from the Web for entrammel

  • There is a strange abundance of spiders, too, we perceive; spinning their webs here, as if they would entrammel something in them.

    Doctor Grimshawe's Secret|Nathaniel Hawthorne
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