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As two officers then try and put the girl—who is now in handcuffs—in the car, she repeatedly screams, “I want my Dad.”
POLICE INVESTIGATION UNDERWAY AFTER 9-YEAR-OLD GIRL PEPPER SPRAYED DURING ARREST IN ROCHESTER, NEW YORKJOSIAH BATESFEBRUARY 2, 2021TIME
Others wore tactical gear or brought zip ties, which can be used as handcuffs, officials said.
RIOTERS WANTED TO ‘CAPTURE AND ASSASSINATE’ LAWMAKERS, PROSECUTORS SAY. A NOTE LEFT BY THE ‘QANON SHAMAN’ IS EVIDENCE.TEO ARMUSJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He wore a Taser holstered to his hip and gripped a bunch of zip-tie handcuffs in one hand.
TRUMPIST MASCULINITY REACHES ITS HIGH WATER MARKMONICA HESSEJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
After deputies removed Boney in handcuffs, the judge withdrew the contempt charge but said the publisher still had to be escorted from the building.
A NORTH CAROLINA JUDGE IS BLOCKING JOURNALISTS FROM HIS COURTROOM. ONE OBJECTED — AND GOT HANDCUFFED.ELAHE IZADI, MARK BERMANDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Member Margaret Lorber said she simply cannot accept the idea of guns and handcuffs in schools.
ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS APPROVES REVISIONS TO CONTRACT WITH POLICEHANNAH NATANSONOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And keep your eyes on me; if I act in the least peculiar, handcuff me—but don't knock me out.
THE PENAL CLUSTERIVAR JORGENSEN (AKA RANDALL GARRETT)
Bill said that he thought that bruin was about to make up his mind to let us take off that handcuff.
FIFTY YEARS A HUNTER AND TRAPPERELDRED NATHANIEL WOODCOCK
He unwound the rope which he had brought along and secured one circle of a double handcuff to his left wrist.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
A white mark, which slowly changed to red, showed where Delaney had clamped the handcuff down to its last notch.
WHISPERING WIRESHENRY LEVERAGE
"Why, he threatened to handcuff me and take me to jail if I didn't tell him all about Mr. Whitmore's death," complained Collins.
THE SUBSTITUTE PRISONERMAX MARCIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HANDCUFF

  • bind
  • chain
  • check
  • clog
  • confine
  • cuff
  • curb
  • drag feet
  • encumber
  • hamper
  • hamstring
  • handcuff
  • hang up
  • hinder
  • hobble
  • hog-tie
  • hold captive
  • leash
  • manacle
  • put straitjacket on
  • repress
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • shackle
  • throw monkey wrench in
  • trammel
  • band
  • binding
  • chain
  • connection
  • cord
  • fastening
  • fetter
  • gunk
  • handcuff
  • hookup
  • knot
  • ligament
  • ligature
  • link
  • linkage
  • manacle
  • network
  • nexus
  • rope
  • shackle
  • stickum
  • tie
  • tie-in
  • wire
  • yoke
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