hamper


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Synonyms for hamper

Synonyms for hamper

Synonyms for hamper

a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

prevent the progress or free movement of

put at a disadvantage

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At last the hamper was bumped down upon a kitchen floor, the lid was opened, and Pigling was lifted out.
He pushed the hamper into a corner, threw a sack over it to keep the hens quiet, put a pot on the fire, and unlaced his boots.
Piperson hurried out with the hamper, enjoining Pigling to shut the door behind him and not meddle with nought; or "I'll come back and skin ye
to a hen in his life, being peaceable; also he remembered the hamper.
The fresh bottle was produced, and speedily emptied: the hamper was made fast in its old place--the fat boy once more mounted the box--the spectacles and pocket- glass were again adjusted--and the evolutions of the military recommenced.
said Bartle, turning away from the hamper with some bitterness.
He placed them all on the round deal table which stood against his large arm-chair in the chimney-corner, with Vixen's hamper on one side of it and a window-shelf with a few books piled up in it on the other.
He brought out of the pantry a dish of scraps, which Vixen at once fixed her eyes on, and jumped out of her hamper to lick up with the utmost dispatch.
But towards the close, the raps became so sharp and frequent, and his voice so quarrelsome, that Vixen felt it incumbent on her to jump out of the hamper and bark vaguely.
Vixen returned to her hamper again in humiliation, and her master continued his supper in a silence which Adam did not choose to interrupt; he knew the old man would be in a better humour when he had had his supper and lighted his pipe.
50; and Harris sat on the big hamper, and said he hoped nothing would be found broken.
We got a big Gladstone for the clothes, and a couple of hampers for the victuals and the cooking utensils.
A kind-hearted Stirling man who won a luxury Christmas hamper has donated its contents to a charity in the city.
Donations to RABI's Christmas hamper campaign can be made at its Just Giving webpage.
The charity's Christmas hamper campaign has been going for 12 years.