verb (used with object), tram·meled, tram·mel·ing or (especially British) tram·melled, tram·mel·ling.
Origin of trammel
Examples from the Web for untrammeled
Part of the problem, politicos say, is Rove charting an untrammeled path for a political consultant.
They were untrammeled, therefore, as to their hours and habits.The Bread Line|Albert Bigelow Paine
I did not approach the examination of the subject wholly free and untrammeled by prejudice and uninfluenced by bias.A Book Written by the Spirits of the So-Called Dead|C. G. Helleberg
Regarding himself as one of the fraternity, he called himself brother Albert, and left William untrammeled in the cares of state.The Empire of Austria; Its Rise and Present Power|John S. C. Abbott
Neglect may have come upon the gardens but even John Bartram could not deny the wild beauty of these untrammeled things.The Personality of American Cities|Edward Hungerford
There seems to be no reason why they should linger on the way to untrammeled freedom or restrict themselves within a scale.Musical Memories|Camille Saint-Sans
verb -els, -elling or -elled or US -els, -eling or -eled (tr)
Word Origin for trammel
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.