verb (used with object), tram·meled, tram·mel·ing or (especially British) tram·melled, tram·mel·ling.
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Origin of trammel
OTHER WORDS FROM trammeltram·mel·er; especially British, tram·mel·ler, nounun·tram·meled, adjectiveun·tram·melled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for trammel
To Western eyes already the young men in the older East seem to be trammeled by social conventions.The Principles of Economics|Frank A. Fetter
It is only rarely that he is trammeled with being forced to write contrary to his convictions.News Writing|M. Lyle Spencer
I did not think that in the selection of a Cabinet officer I should be trammeled by such considerations.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
No legal corporation impeded and trammeled the limitless scope of the intellectual (p. 150) and scientific development.Diary from November 12, 1862, to October 18, 1863|Adam Gurowski
They were all lawless thoughts of a love not to be trammeled by the obligations of marriage.A Pagan of the Hills|Charles Neville Buck