Saturday, May 21, 2005

Word of the Week #4

(Instructions) trammel \TRAM-ul\ noun 1 : a net for catching birds or fish *2 : something impeding activity, progress, or freedom : restraints usually used in plural Example sentence: "I cast the miserable trammels of worldly discretion to the winds, and spoke with the fervour that filled me...." (Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone)
Thank you Merriam-Webster Online
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