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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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Delivery, on demand, from the assortment fetters and manacles and accessories.
However, a short film, Manacles And Money, emphasises that people trafficking and sex slaves aren't just crimes from the past.
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.
The lock on the manacles jammed during their romp and the couple could not get them off her wrist.
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, the former Tory MP said: "The poor police have no choice but to investigate this ludicrous affair, and in the interim I am told I must hand the cigar case into police custody - or else be led in manacles from City Hall.
Murdoch laughed when Det Supt Gwynne said: "I was told they were the manacles, but I never looked inside.
On Monday, August 26th, Criss Angel, his arms and legs secured in manacles, submerged himself in a 220-gallon water chamber for over 24 hours, the first hour - upside down, in homage to the late great master Harry Houdini.
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.
He omits to mention power-crazed politicians and an infantilised, craven public who rush, arms outstretched towards their leaders, pleading for the manacles to be clamped on.
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.
The allegation is that 'over-sized handcuffs' made by a company called Hiatt are sent to America to be reassembled into manacles.