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manacle

noun A permutation of handcuffs consisting of two metal bands which are bound at the wrists and connected by a chain,

verb To remand a person into police custody, as in the police manacled their suspect.
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However, a short film, Manacles And Money, emphasises that people trafficking and sex slaves aren't just crimes from the past.
The three characters appear in many other prints on display in both exhibitions, and they each represent different forms of enslavement: on the left is Bromion, the possessive, brutal husband and slave owner, chained to Oothoon, who seeks her liberty; on the right is Theotormon, her ineffectual lover, whose manacles are 'mind-forg'd'.
The defence has suggested the manacles may have been contaminated during the Adelaide trip, after they were taken in a closed bag to a meeting in prison with Murdoch.
Insertion of a serrated horseshoe-shaped blade through a slit in the housing's body manacles the cable ends in place.
In other words, the Tory manacles are a partisan attempt by the political wing of spivs, speculators and bad bosses to destroy organised resistance, nobble Labour and create a 21st-century slave workforce.
Contract notice: Fetters and manacles (transport buoy and related products).
The lock on the manacles jammed during their romp and the couple could not get them off her wrist.
Asked by defence lawyer Grant Algie if she could have put Murdoch's DNA on the handcuffs, she said: "If I had opened the exhibit and removed the manacles, that's always a possibility, but I never did that."
Murdoch laughed when Det Supt Gwynne said: "I was told they were the manacles, but I never looked inside."
The concept of the difficult second album has been thrown out of the window by the London-based quartet who, under the direction of US rock producer Ross Robinson, have ripped off the manacles of their nu-rave beginnings.
Nancy and her husband have appeared in court in manacles in Placerville, California.
BANGLADESH hope their history-making victory over Australia will rid them of their mental manacles when they resume their NatWest Series campaign today.