chain gang

(redirected from Chaingang)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

chain gang

(US) a group of convicted prisoners chained together, usually while doing hard labour.
References in periodicals archive ?
The last carnival in Flint is believed to have taken place just a few years later, in the 1950s, but the tradition is due to be revived this August Chaingang, part of the Prestatyn carnival celebration in the 1970s l-r Violet Dobson, Hughie Morris, Albert Dow and Winefred Parry Alderman Robert Owen mayor of Bangor 1964-1966 at the Maesgeirchen Carnival Llandudno May Queen from the late 1940s or early 1950s.
CHAINGANG Wiggins, complete with personalised saddle, heads Brit charge with Mark Cavendish (inset) RIDE STUFF Millar and Boardman (below)
Somewhere In Texas from second album Pretty in Black kicked it off and Tut's crackled with the hook-laden Chaingang of Love and pop perfection of Great Love Sound.