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enchain Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb restrain or bind with chains
WordNet

En*chain" transitive verb
Etymology
F. enchaîner; pref. en- (L. in) chaîne chain. See Chain, and cf. Incatenation.
Definitions
  1. To bind with a chain; to hold in chains.
  2. To hold fast; to confine; as, to enchain attention.
  3. To link together; to connect. Howell.

Webster 1913