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 for To cramp the wheels of wagon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cramp \Cramp\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cramped (kr[a^]mt; 215); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Cramping.]
     1. To compress; to restrain from free action; to confine and
        contract; to hinder.
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              The mind my be as much cramped by too much knowledge
              as by ignorance.                      --Layard.
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     2. To fasten or hold with, or as with, a cramp.
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     3. Hence, to bind together; to unite.
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              The . . . fabric of universal justic is well cramped
              and bolted together in all its parts. --Burke.
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     4. To form on a cramp; as, to cramp boot legs.
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     5. To afflict with cramp.
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              When the gout cramps my joints.       --Ford.
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     To cramp the wheels of wagon, to turn the front wheels out
        of line with the hind wheels, so that one of them shall be
        against the body of the wagon.
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