Wheel chains

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(Naut.) the chains or ropes connecting the wheel and rudder.

See also: Wheel

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Raoche Park is a private-public enterprise, where artisans from Hyderabad, Vishakapatnam, Baroda, Vijayawada and Chennai, source scrap like wheel chains, engine spares, rods, wheels, shock absorbers, fuel tanks, clutch plates and spring materials from industries.
G.S., Glasgow I DON'T drive any more but still have a set of wheel chains. They are often available for less than pounds 50 on eBay and last a lifetime.
I very much doubt it, and I also doubt that Mr Stamps and 99 per cent of other drivers have spent pounds 350-plus on winter tyres or wheel chains, unlike most citizens of these other countries, because of course it wouldn't be worth it.