Chains and Strings


Chains noun - Metal shackles; for hands or legs.

Strings and chains are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Strings" instead the word "Chains" as a noun or a verb.


Strings noun - The section of an orchestra that plays stringed instruments.
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Chains and strings are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Chains" instead the word "Strings" as a noun or a verb.

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  • Film / Laid to Rest Chain Pain: ChromeSkull gets Preston with some hooked chains (which he strings him up with) in 2; Tommy later uses one to choke ChromeSkull.
  • Epic Flail There are also poi, which are small weights attached to roughly arm-length strings, cords, or chains.
    Source: Epic Flail
  • A play on this can be found in the Malazan Book of the Fallen, when Fiddler renames himself Strings to go incognito in House of Chains.
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Strings or Chains. 2016. Accessed August 08, 2022.
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