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 for Shackle bar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shackle \Shac"kle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shackled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Shackling.]
     1. To tie or confine the limbs of, so as to prevent free
        motion; to bind with shackles; to fetter; to chain.
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              To lead him shackled, and exposed to scorn
              Of gathering crowds, the Britons' boasted chief.
                                                    --J. Philips.
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     2. Figuratively: To bind or confine so as to prevent or
        embarrass action; to impede; to cumber.
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              Shackled by her devotion to the king, she seldom
              could pursue that object.             --Walpole.
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     3. To join by a link or chain, as railroad cars. [U. S.]
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     Shackle bar, the coupling between a locomotive and its
        tender. [U.S.]
     Shackle bolt, a shackle. --Sir W. Scott.
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