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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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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.
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.
Blathers, putting down his wine-glass, and clinking the handcuffs together.
And I shan't be easy if we don't handcuff him before we leave the room," returned the other.
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.
Bernard Madoff was led to jail in handcuffs yesterday and is now facing up to 150 years behind bars for defrauding thousands of clients.
MONTEREY PARK -- The handcuffs that hung on sheriff's Deputy David March's belt the day he was gunned down will be shackled around the wrists of the murder suspect when he is handed over to Los Angeles officials this week and charged with the crime.
A top detective today denied that she had seen handcuffs allegedly used to bind a Huddersfield woman.
2001) (after taking subject into custody, officers were alleged to have tightened subject's handcuffs to cause him pain, verbally abused him, and placed him unnecessarily in a restraint bag in a painful position); Solomon v.