enchain

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verb en·chain \in-ˈchān\

Definition of enchain

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bind or hold with or as if with chains

enchainment

play \in-ˈchān-mənt\ noun

Examples of enchain in a Sentence

  1. children who were enchained by an overprotective mother

Origin and Etymology of enchain

Middle English encheynen, from Anglo-French enchaener, from en- + chaene chain


First Known Use: 14th century


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