ball and chain

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synonyms for ball and chain

On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ball and chain, such as: burden, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, restriction, and millstone.

How to use ball and chain in a sentence

  • I say your old rag of a Constitution is a ball-and-chain on your national leg.

    Cavanagh: Forest Ranger | Hamlin Garland

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