enchained enchained

Definition(s):

  • (adj) bound with chains

Usage(s):

  1. In The Golden Bough, Sir James Frazer describes how a tribesman chosen to be king must be enchained and thrashed before his coronation.
  2. I pushed myself until I was more enchained than a Russian factory worker in the 1930s.
  3. Yet Berger's children of enchained emotions project their fancy into a world of living color, an incarnation of their wildest dreams.

News

  • Steck, Wohlleben Link Three Dolomite North Faces in Winter

    3/25/14 - Ueli Steck and Michi Wohlleben have enchained the classic north faces of the Tre Cime in the Italian Dolomites in less than 16 hours. This is the first time the Italian mini–big walls have been climbed back-to-back in winter. Steck (Switzerland) and Wohlleben (a 23-year-old guide from Germany) began with the Cassin Route [...]
    on March 25, 2014     Source: Climbing Magazine

Quotes

  • Hilton's epigraph is Baudelaire's description of "English" terms for opium-eating - "enchained, fettered, enslaved", which Baudelaire says are not excessive.
    on Feb 21, 2004 By: Charles Baudelaire Source: guardian.co.uk

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