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camisole

 [kam´ĭ-sōl]
a device for restraining the limbs, especially the arms, of a violently disturbed person; it consists of a canvas jacket with long sleeves that can be fastened behind the back of the patient. Called also straitjacket and jacket restraint.

strait·jack·et

(strāt'jak'ĕt),
A garmentlike device with long sleeves that can be secured to restrain a violently disturbed person.
Synonym(s): camisole

camisole

/cam·i·sole/ (kam´ĭ-sōl) [Fr.] straitjacket; a jacketlike device for restraining the limbs, particularly the arms, of a violently disturbed patient.
A physical restraint device consisting of a canvas jacket with overly long sleeves topped with leather straps that buckle in the jacket’s back, preventing a violent person from hurting himself/herself or others
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