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manacle

 
Noun manacle has 1 sense
  1. handcuffs, handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle - shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
    --1 is a kind of shackle, bond, hamper, trammel, trammels
    Derived form: verb manacle1
Verb manacle has 1 sense
  1. manacle, cuff, handcuff - confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs; "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime"
    --1 is one way to fetter, shackle
    Derived form: noun manacle1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to manacle the prisoners
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