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chain up
 v. phr.— «During snowstorms in Portland, Ore., before Christmas, Kelley had to chain up, or “hang iron” as he calls it. “It takes two hours to hang my iron.”» —“Road closures make a costly wait for truckers” by Julie Muhlstein HeraldNet (Everett, Washington) Jan. 9, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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