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Cramp-ring

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To scour the crampring. To be put into fetters; to be imprisoned. The allusion is obvious.

“There’s no muckle hazard scouring the cramp-ring.”—Sir W. Scott: Guy Mannering, chap. xxiii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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