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chain gang

noun

Simple Definition of chain gang

  • : a group of prisoners who are chained together while they do work outside the prison

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of chain gang

  1. :  a gang of people (as convicts) chained together especially as an outside working party

1830

First Known Use of chain gang

1830

Rhymes with chain gang

bang-bang, big bang, birth pang, blue tang, cliff-hang, Da Nang, defang, go hang, harangue, linsang, meringue, mustang, orang, parang, press-gang, shebang, slam-bang, straphang, trepang, whizbang


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chain gang

noun

Legal Definition of chain gang

  1. :  a group of convicts chained together especially to work outside a prison




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