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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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Sheldon gave the keys of the handcuffs to a house-boy, who went under the house and loosed the prisoner.
Under Sheldon's directions the house-boys handcuffed the prisoner, by hands and feet, around one of the pile supports of the house.
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.
He could not so much as get his breath to speak, until they were both separately handcuffed, but leaned upon a soldier to keep himself from falling.
Haley now came to the door, with the handcuffs in his hands.
The dignitary lifted the golden handcuffs from the pillow upon which they reposed.
'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.
"And I shan't be easy if we don't handcuff him before we leave the room," returned the other.
They handcuffed him and bound his arms, searched him, and took away all he had.
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.
I think you had better put the handcuffs away again.
You have health and much to live for, and you must be handcuffed to life somehow.