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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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He said he asked South Australian crime scene examiner Sergeant Paul Sheldon to see if the manacles could be matched with any cutting tools belonging to Murdoch.
When Mr Algie suggested there was 'no real need' to take the handcuffs, 'a significant exhibit', to the prison, she said, 'If he had elected to speak, those manacles would have been used to ask Mr Murdoch if he had seen them before.
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.
Leg irons and manacles used in police cells will give a grim reminder of how people were imprisoned in Victorian times.
The allegation is that 'over-sized handcuffs' made by a company called Hiatt are sent to America to be reassembled into manacles.
A BONDAGE dungeon was well equipped with manacles and chains - but woefully lacking in fire alarms, a court heard yesterday.
They are not dressed in rags and manacles, nor are they representative of any ethnic group that I or David Attenborough have ever seen.
Sheryl McAllister, 26, stole manacles, a whip, batteries and jewellery in Perth on January 30.
He was taken in manacles and darkened goggles to a meeting with the British consul which was monitored by three Americans, Amir said.