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noun as in manacles

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“Defendant moved his hands in a manner so as to avoid the application of handcuffs to his wrists,” the complaint says.

He had been left hanging, by handcuffs and not allowed to lower his arms for 22 hours each day for two consecutive days.

Whenever I left the room I had ear muffs, handcuffs and a blindfold placed upon me.

“While in the building, I was kept on a hard floor in handcuffs and in leg irons,” he says.

“[I] had ear muffs placed over my ears, my eyes were blindfolded, and I was placed in handcuffs,” he reports.

The sheriff's hand came out of his pocket with a rush, bringing a pair of handcuffs along with it.

Cold steel jaws of handcuffs closed on Black Hood's right wrist.

Handcuffs and chains would look still better on Jim, but it wouldn't go well with the story of us being so poor.

The fact is, that a week ago he had ordered a lot of constables' staves and four sets of handcuffs.

This sad and weeping fifty, in handcuffs and chains, was the last slave coffle that shall tread the soil of America.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handcuffs, such as: bracelets, braces, chains, clamps, cuffs, and fetters.

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