chain gang

Definition of "chain gang"
  1. A group of inmates that are linked together, typically for the purpose of outdoor labor within a correctional facility
How to use "chain gang" in a sentence
  1. The chain gang was sent out early in the morning to work on the roads.
  2. Members of the chain gang were usually made to do physically demanding tasks such as breaking stones.
  3. The use of the chain gang method in prisons has been highly controversial due to human rights concerns.

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