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

  Chain \Chain\, v. t. [imp. p. p. Chained (ch[=a]nd); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Chaining.]
     1. To fasten, bind, or connect with a chain; to fasten or
        bind securely, as with a chain; as, to chain a bulldog.
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              Chained behind the hostile car.       --Prior.
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     2. To keep in slavery; to enslave.
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              And which more blest? who chained his country, say
              Or he whose virtue sighed to lose a day? --Pope.
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     3. To unite closely and strongly.
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              And in this vow do chain my soul to thine. --Shak.
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     4. (Surveying) To measure with the chain.
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     5. To protect by drawing a chain across, as a harbor.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  chained \chained\ adj.
     bound with chains; as, prisoners chained together to prevent
     escape.
  
     Syn: enchained, in chains(predicate).
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chained
      adj 1: bound with chains; "enchained demons strained in anger to
             gnaw on his bones"; "prisoners in chains" [syn:
             chained, enchained]

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