chained chained  /ˈtʃeɪnd/


  • (adj) bound with chains


  1. The belly button was being chained up in your own basement, but she wasn't able to feel it.
  2. There, said Anderson, he was chained to a bed and forced to have sex with McKinney for three days.
  3. Two of them were chained to sewer pipes; the third was imprisoned in a shallow open pit covered with plywood weighted down by bags of dirt.


  1. Mom and son accused of animal cruelty in San Elizario

    El Paso County Sheriff's deputies said they arrested a mom and son on animal cruelty charges after finding a dead dog chained to a fence at a San Elizario home on the 300 block of Hartley Ave. An investigation revealed that the dog did not have water, food or shelter, and was allegedly tied up from one-to-three days, deputies said. Francisco Cicero, 23, told deputies he had given the dog to his ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KFOX 14 El Paso

  2. Couple charged after children found in chained/padlocked camper in Suffolk

    SUFFOLK-Suffolk Police say they recovered two young children from filthy conditions inside a chained and padlocked camper. Authorities say they found the situation while searching a home on North Division Street as part of a gang investigation.   Spokeswoman Diana Klink says officers heard children crying in the camper, which was behind the home, and had to force their way through the chained ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  3. DEARBORN: Pit bull chained in abandoned rental house

    DEARBORN — A male pit bull was found chained in the basement of an abandoned rental house on Ross, west of Telegraph Road, at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The News-Herald


  1. Lifestyles of the rich and restless: Angelina Jolie told the Daily Mirror, in England, that neither she nor hubby Brad Pitt has "ever claimed that living together means to be chained together. We make sure that we never restrict each other. I doubt...
    on Dec 24, 2009 By: Angelina Jolie Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  2. • Mitchell said that "being chained to the past is not helpful. Baseball does not need and cannot afford to engage in a never-ending search for the name of every player who ever used performance-enhancing substances."
    on Dec 13, 2007 By: George Mitchell Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "It is a negotiation process that will continue until we reach a common ground that is acceptable by the Iraqi and the other sides," al-Maliki said. "So, I see no reason to be worried about the possibility that Iraq will be chained by...
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: Forbes

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