Definition of Chain up

1. Verb. Tie up with chains. "They want to chain up the prisoners "; "Chain up the prisoners"

Generic synonyms: Bind, Tie Down, Tie Up, Truss



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chain Up

chain reaction
chain reactions
chain reactor
chain reflex
chain saw
chain saws
chain smoker
chain stitch
chain stitches
chain store
chain stores
chain story
chain tongs
chain tower
chain towers
chain up (current term)
chain wrench
chainage
chainages
chaincase
chaincases
chaine
chained
chaines
chainfall
chainfalls
chaingun
chainguns
chaining
chainings

Literary usage of Chain up

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson ...: With Original Anecdotes of by Lucy Hutchinson, John Hutchinson (1846)
"... and pride enough to desire to break the bonds of slavery, whereby the king endeavoured to chain up a free people ; and upon these scores, appearing high ..."

2. Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Govenor of Nottingham Castle and Town by Lucy Apsley Hutchinson (1908)
"... and pride enough to desire to break the bonds of slavery, whereby the king endeavoured to chain up a free people; and upon these scores, appearing high ..."

3. Once a Week by Eneas Sweetland Dallas (1866)
"Dis ere foot bring dat chain up." " The old fellow, when he got lus chain and ring back, embraced me, embraced Scipio, swore by the Prophet ho was our slave ..."

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