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synonyms for handcuffs

  • braces
  • chains
  • clamps
  • cuffs
  • fetters
  • shackles
  • wristlets
  • iron rings
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How to use handcuffs in a sentence

The sheriff's hand came out of his pocket with a rush, bringing a pair of handcuffs along with it.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
Cold steel jaws of handcuffs closed on Black Hood's right wrist.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Handcuffs and chains would look still better on Jim, but it wouldn't go well with the story of us being so poor.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The fact is, that a week ago he had ordered a lot of constables' staves and four sets of handcuffs.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
This sad and weeping fifty, in handcuffs and chains, was the last slave coffle that shall tread the soil of America.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
"And in case of accidents," said Whiteside, and deftly slipped a pair of handcuffs upon the man's wrists.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
A few seconds later the handcuffs had been removed, and Mr. Milburgh was soothing his chafed wrists.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
He says, Jack Sheppards first object was to free himself from his handcuffs.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
The moonlight struck upon the Little Giant handcuffs, making them look like quicksilver.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
A hemstitched handkerchief, grimed and stained, was loosely twisted around his wrists, partly hiding the handcuffs.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
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WORDS RELATED TO HANDCUFFS

  • bilboes
  • bonds
  • captivity
  • chains
  • checks
  • cuffs
  • curbs
  • handcuffs
  • hindrances
  • obstructions
  • restraints
  • shackles
  • trammels
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