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shackle

a bar 2.5 ft long with an iron loop at either end, used in restraint of large pigs. A chain is threaded through the loops and around the lower hindlimbs of the pig. When the chain is pulled the pig is stretched and is cast with the limbs held wide apart.
A similar device is used in the abattoir to lift the live pig before it is slaughtered and scalded.
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Family members say that Mohamed Hassan Jawad, 69, and Hasan Mshaima, 69, have also refused essential medical appointments in protest over the authorities' insistence that they be shackled and wear the prison uniform.
Police nabbed the house owner Shagufta Shahid and her son Jabran and it was revelaed that they shackled them, confined them in basement of house over demanding salary from them.
But, I remained shackled to the bed, either by one arm or one leg, and had to ask for the restraints to be removed to use the bathroom or shower.
Still ,they told of one instance where a woman was shackled hands and feet and chained to a radiator while in labor and waiting to be transported to a hospital.
He continued: "I have not seen any political indicators in the government's programs can be benefited from removing Iraq from this unjust Chapter, so Iraq will remain shackled by himself not by Chapter seven.
The 20,000 capacity is a heavy-duty adapted model of the Shackled Rhino with a higher weight capacity and a reinforced pintle mount.
Allen, the Court opined that "no person should be tried while shackled and gagged except as a last resort.
Furthermore), the shackling of detainees outside the detention center shall be effected solely by the use of handcuffs, in such manner that the accompanying MP is shackled by the hand to the detainee, or when two detainees are shackled together and the MP accompanies them.
Whites are shackled, too, though so far I have not seen a shackled white female.
Armed cops were called and she was brought out of her Beverly Hills home with her ankles shackled, laughing hysterically.
The campaigners, many from Amnesty International and Reprieve, were shackled and dressed in orange boiler suits, held an ironic 'birthday party' and produced a cake, music and dancing, to mark the occasion.
Protesters have pledged to come dressed in the infamous orange Guantanamo jump suits, ready shackled, and will dance with an accompanying folk band called Seize the Day.