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Synonyms for handcuff

Synonyms for handcuff

something that physically confines the legs or arms

to restrict the activity or free movement of

Synonyms for handcuff

shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist

confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

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Finally we managed to restrain her and handcuff her - she told us that she knows someone influential in Abu Dhabi and she threatened us," the police corporal told prosecutors.
The handcuffs were removed by fire crews and she was taken to University Hospital of Wales by ambulance.
com/humanity-peter-sunde-attends-funeral-without-handcuffs-140920/) TorrentFreak noted that it is not clear why the prison authorities let him attend the funeral without the handcuffs.
Mr Gennaco added he wanted to make it clear that Hiatt handcuffs were not defective, and met federal standards.
What are the handcuffs used for and what checks do you make about their intended use?
He managed to release his prisoner from one half of the handcuffs - only to find he could not unlock the second half, fastened around his own wrist.
after hundreds of pairs of handcuffs have gone missing.
They put our handcuffs in back of our bodies, which was more restrictive than in front.
Draped in a small robe and wearing only pink fishnet stockings and six-inch stiletto heels, the Howard Stern Radio Show favorite and Playboy TV host was led away in handcuffs along with her driver and two female club managers.
I left him handcuffed in the office and went to the next office - my partner came and told me that the suspect had removed the handcuffs.
The gendarmerie then took the 11 protestors from the custody of the Kolin security guards and took them to the hospital, while still in handcuffs.
A WOMAN who died following a cardiac arrest in police custody was kept in handcuffs as she struggled to breathe, an inquest jury heard.
He said: "It wasn't a handcuffs sign it was a private message but I can see how people might have seen it like that and I apologise wholeheartedly if its caused any offence.
AN ATTACKER smashed a police officer's nose after the officer took pity on him and freed him from his handcuffs.
Deputies finally handcuffed him and secured his ankles with a device attached to his handcuffs behind his back.