enchained : Definition, Usages, News and More
- v restrain or bind with chains
- s bound with chains
enchained demons strained in anger to gnaw on his bones
- In The Golden Bough, Sir James Frazer describes how a tribesman chosen to be king must be enchained and thrashed before his coronation.
- Emphasizing that the object was not to keep Germany permanently "enchained," Sir John set 1942 as the tentative year in which Germany might expect to reach armed equality with .
- I pushed myself until I was more enchained than a Russian factory worker in the 1930s.
News & Articles
- 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 [...]
March 25, 2014 - Climbing Magazine
- Charles Baudelaire in guardian.co.uk
Hilton's epigraph is Baudelaire's description of "English" terms for opium-eating - "enchained, fettered, enslaved", which Baudelaire says are not excessive.