Legal Definition and Related Resources of Hamper

Meaning of Hamper

A hamper or basket kept in the court of chancery where all writs relating to the business of a subject and their return were formerly kept.

Synonyms of Hamper


  • arrest
  • balk
  • bar
  • barricade
  • bind
  • block
  • brake
  • bridle
  • burden
  • check
  • choke
  • clog
  • confine
  • counteract
  • cramp
  • curb
  • debar
  • delay
  • deter
  • encumber
  • estop
  • fetter
  • foil
  • frustrate
  • handicap
  • hinder
  • hold back
  • impede
  • impedire
  • impedite
  • implicare
  • inhibit
  • intercept
  • interfere
  • interrupt
  • limit
  • manacle
  • muzzle
  • obstruct
  • oppose
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • rein
  • repress
  • resist
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • retard
  • shackle
  • smother
  • stymie
  • suppress
  • thwart
  • trammel
  • undermine
  • withhold Associated Concepts: hamper a prosecution

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Hamper in Historical Law

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