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handcuff

a pair of locking metal rings joined by a short bar or chain for securing prisoners, etc.
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Yesterday Sgt Clark told the hearing that Mr McCourt was sitting close to the police van which had transported him from Seaham to Peterlee, a journey of around nine minutes, had his eyes closed and was handcuffed behind his back.
Marvin's bandmates took him to Las Vegas to celebrate, where he was handcuffed to a rapping midget called 5 Cent.
Arlene Pattie says she was assaulted by PC George Stewart when he allegedly handcuffed her to a window then wrapped sellotape round her head during an attack.
Linda Burt, aged 49, "fell to her knees" after being handcuffed following her arrest for an alleged breach of the peace at Trident Close, Erdington in September 2003, the jury was told.
handcuffed Robert Drawbough and even attacked him by biting him.
He handcuffed her hands and feet before raping her on the sofa, she said.
As the occupant opened the door, he observed the police officers' weapons pointed at him, and then "armed officers entered the room, loudly ordered [the occupants] to get on the floor, and handcuffed them.
IF YOU SEE A TUXEDOED figure handcuffed to a briefcase at the next Emmy Awards, it's no James Bond impersonator--it's a CPA.
While the youth was handcuffed and lying face down in a bed in the security office, his mother frantically looked for her son in the store, the Antelope Valley Mall, and by driving her car in the surrounding neighborhood, the boy's attorney said.
The female detainee was handcuffed to a cross bar outside of a holding cell for over 7 hours, with no place to rest her elbow.
A mechanic escaped police despite being handcuffed and chased by helicopters, a court heard yesterday.
Three terrorist suspects, including Bourgass, were not handcuffed for an hour-and-a-half after police entered the flat.