verb (used with object), tram·meled, tram·mel·ing or (especially British) tram·melled, tram·mel·ling.
Origin of trammel
Synonyms for trammel
Examples from the Web for untrammelled
Historical Examples of untrammelled
Julia laughed herself tired at the nonsense, the mad plans, and untrammelled dreams.The Story Of Julia Page
And Barry gave him silent thanks, untrammelled in his command of the unequal fight.Gold Out of Celebes
Aylward Edward Dingle
To roam over glaciers and scramble up peaks free and untrammelled is mountaineering in the Alps.The Ascent of Denali (Mount McKinley)
They had 324 pitted steadfast courage and hardened muscle against the vast primeval forces of untrammelled Nature.The Greater Power
Thus he saw life in a vision as wide and untrammelled as the desolate plains he loved.Life of Frederick Courtenay Selous, D.S.O.
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.