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shackle

a U-shaped bracket, the open end of which is closed by a bolt (shackle pin), used for securing ropes, chains, etc.

shackle

[′shak·əl]
(design engineering)
An open or closed link of various shapes with extended legs; each leg has a transverse hole to accommodate a pin, bolt, or the like, which may or may not be furnished.

clevis

An iron (or a link in a chain) bent into the form of a horseshoe, stirrup, or letter U, with holes in the ends to receive a bolt or pin. (See illustration p. 218.)
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The restraints or shackles described in this Article often include handcuffs and leg cuffs, but may also include belly belts secured around the waist and a chain that connects handcuffed hands to leg cuffs.
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Para Shackle, igual que para Frowen, la forma y el contenido son una sola cosa.
I mention this because what was so unusual about Shackle is that he got his university education in his adult years, simply because the British system was so inadequately opened until well after World War II.
Shackle said of him: "You are a man of immense courage, proved over and over again in a career full of every sort of adversity, discouragement and upset, as well as its marvelous successes; a man whom nothing so far has been able to defeat" (123).
Amnesty International has reports of "prolonged forced standing and kneeling" in Iraqi military prisons, as well as allegations of "the excessive and cruel use of shackles and handcuffs" at Guantanamo.
When a shackle is weight tested the locking pin that screws into the shackle is weight tested along with it insuring the integrity of the shackle to support an object at its designed weight handling specifications.