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synonyms for chain gang

  • coffel
  • hard labor
  • labor camp
  • rock pile
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She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Then he closed the spring with a snap, and she let him pass the chain over her hand once more.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
When Michael needed fresh supplies, he was not long in gathering a gang of harpies about him.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
I like sus-sus-pen-sheen bridges that fly from bank to bank, with one big step, like a gang-plank.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
He captured two, whom he shot, and burned two or three houses whose owners had been harboring the gang.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
So they bore Spotted Snake away with them in the canoe, while the Dogtown gang shrieked farewells from the old landing.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
From the ceiling, which was divided into compartments painted in dark red and blue, hung a heavy lamp by a chain of gilded silver.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
An amount of slack in the chain caused the balls to knock on passing this roller before entering the pump bottom.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The large size of the rag-wheel gave the rapidly revolving chain and balls a great speed.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The writer having carried the surveying chain, was present at the trial at the Bodmin assizes in 1829.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHAIN GANG

  • chain gang
  • labor camp
  • rock pile
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