handcuff


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handcuff

a pair of locking metal rings joined by a short bar or chain for securing prisoners, etc.
References in classic literature ?
And I'll get the handcuffs," said the other runner, searching his coat-pockets.
Sheldon gave the keys of the handcuffs to a house-boy, who went under the house and loosed the prisoner.
But, beginning to perceive that the handcuffs were not for me, and that the military had so far got the better of the pie as to put it in the background, I collected a little more of my scattered wits.
Haley now came to the door, with the handcuffs in his hands.
Now, I tell ye what, Tom," said Haley, as he came up to the wagon, and threw in the handcuffs, "I mean to start fa'r with ye, as I gen'ally do with my niggers; and I'll tell ye now, to begin with, you treat me fa'r, and I'll treat you fa'r; I an't never hard on my niggers.
What he says is quite correct,' observed Blathers, nodding his head in a confirmatory way, and playing carelessly with the handcuffs, as if they were a pair of castanets.
Blathers, putting down his wine-glass, and clinking the handcuffs together.
I have a vivid recollection of that instant, of Holmes' triumphant expression and the ring of his voice, of the cabman's dazed, savage face, as he glared at the glittering handcuffs, which had appeared as if by magic upon his wrists.
This matter involves a school resource officers decision to handcuff a calm, compliant elementary school student for fighting with another student three days prior.
While a policewoman was trying to handcuff the defendant to take her to the lock-up, the 25-year-old became violent and resorted to rowdy behaviour.
Ramil Amodia, police chief of Baybay City, said in a phone interview that Porazo shared a handcuff with another inmate.
Driver struggled over handcuffs AN agitated man struggled with police as they tried to handcuff him.