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Oxford dictionary definition of the word shackle:
1 (shackles) a pair of fetters connected together by a chain, used to fasten a prisoner’s wrists or ankles together.
a situation or factor that restrains or restricts someone or something:
society is going to throw off the shackles of racism and colonialism
2a metal link, typically U-shaped, closed by a bolt, used to secure a chain or rope to something.
a pivoted link connecting a spring in a vehicle’s suspension to the body of the vehicle.
chain with shackles:
the prisoner was shackled to the heavy steel chair in the centre of the room
they seek to shackle the oil and gas companies by imposing new controls
Old English sc(e)acul ‘fetter’, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch schakel ‘link, coupling’