Definition of Chained

1. Adjective. Bound with chains. "Prisoners in chains"

Exact synonyms: Enchained
Similar to: Bound

Definition of Chained

1. Verb. (past of chain) ¹

2. Adjective. bound with chains ¹

3. Adjective. (computing) (''of data items'') linked in a chain ¹

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Definition of Chained

1. chain [v] - See also: chain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chained

chain stitch
chain stitches
chain store
chain stores
chain story
chain tongs
chain tower
chain towers
chain up
chain wrench
chained (current term)
chainlink fence

Literary usage of Chained

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

1. The Antiquary (1890)
"The collection, which was placed there in 1686, now numbers about 240 books, nearly all of which are chained. The chains in this case are made of rod-iron ..."

2. The National Magazine by Abel Stevens, James Floy (1853)
"The book is chained to the desk. And from its pape the throng Listen to Him of Nazareth, Or Zion's holy song. Ah ! well may tyrants fear the truth That sets ..."

3. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1892)
"chained IMAGES. To the Editor of FOLK-LORE. SIR,—I have been hoping there would be some repl] Miss Godden's inquiry for instances of chained gods, ..."

4. A Journal Or Historical Account of the Life, Travels, Sufferings, Christian by George Fox, William Penn, Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1839)
"There I had a meeting in the evening, which was quiet ; for the Lord's power chained the unruly. At the close of the meeting I was moved to put off my hat, ..."

5. Walks in London by Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (1878)
"Beyond, against the south wall, resplendent in The chained Books. Chelsea. coloured marbles, stands the gorgeous Corinthian monument of Gregory, Lord Dacre, ..."

6. The History of Twenty-five Years by Spencer Walpole (1904)
"1867- Captain Cameron was accordingly thrown into prison, Captain and chained.1 chained This news increased the difficulties of the Govern- In ..."

7. Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of 'eighty by Charles Dickens (1868)
"It was not until she had chained and double-locked the door, fastened every bolt and bar with the heat and fury of a maniac, and drawn him back into the ..."

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