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A frame or rack for holding the bobbins or spools in spinning or weaving
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  1. A frame or rack for holding the bobbins or spools in spinning or weaving
  2. A basketlike cage for trapping fish, shellfish, etc.
  3. A wicker basket, canvas bag, etc. for holding fish, often worn over the shoulder by a person who fishes
Either of a pair of baskets hung across the back of a donkey, horse, etc. for carrying loads
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  1. Either of a pair of baskets hung across the back of a donkey, horse, etc. for carrying loads
  2. A framework of wire, bone, or other material formerly used to expand a woman's skirt at the hips.
  3. A bag, usually one of a pair, for stowing one's gear, hung alongside the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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  1. To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
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  1. To prevent the occurrence, realization, or attainment of:
  2. To oppose and defeat the efforts, plans, or ambitions of (someone).
  3. To hinder, obstruct, frustrate, or defeat (a person, plans, etc.)
To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede:
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  1. To hinder with obstacles or difficulties; impede:
  2. To cause to feel self-conscious, confused, and ill at ease; disconcert; fluster
  3. To become flustered, self-conscious, etc.
To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
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  1. To hold down, restrain, confine, etc.
  2. To fasten or shackle with chains
  3. A group of atoms, often of the same element, bound together in a line, branched line, or ring to form a molecule. &diamf3; In a straight chain , each of the constituent atoms is attached to other single atoms, not to groups of atoms. &diamf3; In a branched chain , side groups are attached to the chain. &diamf3; In a closed chain , the atoms are arranged in the shape of a ring.
To hold in check; restrain; confine
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  1. To hold in check; restrain; confine
  2. To put fetters on; shackle.
  3. To bind with fetters; shackle; chain
To lessen considerably or destroy the power or effectiveness of
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  1. To lessen considerably or destroy the power or effectiveness of
  2. A powerful group of muscles at the back of the thigh that arise in the hip and pelvis and insert as strong tendons behind the knee. The hamstring bends the knee and helps to straighten the hip.
  3. To cut the hamstring of (an animal or a person) and thereby cripple.
To restrain or render ineffective.
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  1. To restrain or render ineffective.
  2. To check or hinder the activities of
  3. To put handcuffs on (a person).
To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
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  1. To fetter by tying the legs; to restrict (a horse) with hobbles.
  2. To walk or move along haltingly or with difficulty; limp.
  3. To put a device around the legs of (a horse, for example) so as to hamper but not prevent movement.
To restrain with or as if with a leash.
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  1. To restrain with or as if with a leash.
  2. To check or control by or as by a leash
  3. To attach a leash to
To restrain; hamper
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  1. To restrain; hamper
  2. To restrain the action or progress of:
  3. To put handcuffs on; fetter
To restrain in freedom of expression or action
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  1. To restrain in freedom of expression or action
  2. To fasten or connect with a shackle or shackles
  3. To put shackles on; fetter
To put a knot or bow in:
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  1. To put a knot or bow in:
  2. (Music) To join (notes) by a tie.
  3. (Music) To connect with a tie
To confine, restrain, or shackle
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  1. To confine, restrain, or shackle
  2. To enmesh in a fishing net.
  3. To hinder the activity or free movement of.
(Figuratively) To render helpless.
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  1. (Figuratively) To render helpless.
  2. To tie an animal's or someone's feet together; originally all four legs of a quadruped.
A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
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  1. A ridgelike mound of sand, gravel or silt formed within a stream, along its banks, or at its mouth. Bars form where the stream's current slows down, causing sediment to be deposited.
  2. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
  3. (Zool.) Either of the ends of the wall of a horse's hoof, curving inward toward the center of the sole
A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
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  1. A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
  2. A usually temporary structure set up to restrict or control the movement of people or conveyances:
  3. A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
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  1. A material formation or structure, such as a mountain range or wall, that prevents passage or access.
  2. A movable gate that keeps racehorses in line before the start of a race.
  3. A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
Sudden cessation of speech or a thought process without an immediate observable cause, sometimes considered a consequence of repression; mental block.
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  1. Sudden cessation of speech or a thought process without an immediate observable cause, sometimes considered a consequence of repression; mental block.
  2. A mold or form on which an item is shaped or displayed:
  3. One of a set of small wooden or plastic pieces, such as a cube, bar, or cylinder, used as a building toy.
A blocking or being blocked
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  1. A blocking or being blocked
  2. Something that blocks, or obstructs; obstacle
  3. A thing that is blocking
A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
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  1. A weight, such as a block, attached to the leg of an animal to hinder movement.
  2. A heavy, traditionally wooden-soled shoe.
  3. A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
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  1. Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
  2. The state or act of hindering something
  3. Something which hinders: something that holds back or causes problems with something else.
A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
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  1. A movable frame of wattled twigs, osiers, or withes and stakes, or sometimes of iron, used for enclosing land, for folding sheep and cattle, for gates, etc.; also, in fortification, used as revetments, and for other purposes.
  2. A race in which a series of such barriers must be jumped without the competitors' breaking their stride.
  3. A leaping step made off one foot as means of maximizing spring at the end of an approach, as to a dive.
A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
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  1. A speech defect; stutter, lisp, stammer, etc.
  2. Anything preventing the making of a legal contract, esp. of a marriage contract
  3. A physical defect, especially one that interferes with speech.
Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
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  1. Anything that gets in the way or hinders; impediment; obstruction; hindrance
  2. Something that stands in the way of or holds up progress:
Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
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  1. Something that obstructs; an obstacle:
  2. (Sports) The act of impeding another player in violation of the rules, as when a player impedes the progress of an opponent not in possession of the puck in ice hockey.
  3. The act of obstructing:
A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
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  1. A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
  2. A pulled thread in knitted material, causing a loop at the point where it is caught
  3. A piece, part, or point that sticks out, esp. one that is sharp or rough, as the broken end of a tree limb
(Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
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  1. (Nautical) A line used for securing something temporarily:
  2. A device such as a key for closing the hole on a wind instrument.
  3. The act of stopping or the condition of being stopped:
A gallery, deck, or loft crossing from one side of a building to the other.
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  1. A gallery, deck, or loft crossing from one side of a building to the other.
  2. A lateral movement, as of a lathe tool across a piece of wood.
  3. A parapet or wall of earth, etc. across a rampart or trench
Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
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  1. Something resembling a wall in appearance or function, as the side or inside surface of a container or body cavity
  2. An extreme or desperate condition or position, such as defeat or ruin:
  3. Something resembling a wall in impenetrability or strength:
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