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chain gang

n.
A group of convicts chained together, especially for outdoor labor.

chain gang

n
(Law) US a group of convicted prisoners chained together, usually while doing hard labour

chain′ gang`


n.
a group of convicts chained together.
[1825–35]
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Noun1.chain gang - a gang of convicts chained togetherchain gang - a gang of convicts chained together
work party, crew, gang - an organized group of workmen
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Directly ahead of me in the chain gang was a young woman.
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When you look at Robert Mitchum act, you understand he's not acting at all: he's still the boy who punched out his elementary school principle, the kid who got put on a goddamn chain gang at fourteen, the young man whose first job, a machininst with Lockheed, was so stressful it made him go temporarily blind.
The second period, from 1908 through the 1930s and beyond, is characterized by the chain gang. The chain gang replicated key features of convict leasing, in that labor, rather than isolation, served as the substance of punishment, and brutality was the hegemonic mechanism of social control.
Kicking off with Alone and Gotta Wait from the new album the band went into 90 minutes of hit after hit including Message Of Love, Talk Of The Town, Back On The Chain Gang, Stop Your Sobbing and Brass in Pocket.
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The Making and Influence of I Am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang
They are still in the chain gang that was set up by Feraldo's right hand man, Frank.