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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist v. - Confine or restrain with or as if with handcuffs.

Usage examples (39)
  • His wrists had horrible big manacles round them and I think they must have hurt because his skin looked raw and was bleeding.
  • Verb (used with object) : He was manacled by his inhibitions
  • Blood was seeping slowly from beneath his manacle.
  • "Take him away, manacle him, and guard him closely." for more
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