verb \in-ˈchān\

Definition of ENCHAIN

transitive verb
:  to bind or hold with or as if with chains
en·chain·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of ENCHAIN

  1. <children who were enchained by an overprotective mother>

Origin of ENCHAIN

Middle English encheynen, from Anglo-French enchaener, from en- + chaene chain
First Known Use: 14th century


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