manacle

  • 21manacle — v. a. part. ‘mankled.’ Pol. S. 218 …

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  • 22manacle — [[t]mæ̱nək(ə)l[/t]] manacles, manacling, manacled 1) N COUNT: usu pl Manacles are metal devices attached to a prisoner s wrists or legs in order to prevent him or her from moving or escaping. 2) VERB: usu passive If a prisoner is manacled, their… …

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  • 23manacle — alcmena …

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  • 24manacle — I. n. Shackle (for the hands), handcuff, hand fetter. II. v. a. 1. Handcuff, shackle. 2. Shackle, fetter, tie, restrain, confine, bind …

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  • 25manacle — noun (countable usually plural) an iron ring on a chain that is put around the hands or feet of prisoners manacled adjective …

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  • 26manacle — n 1.Usu. manacles handcuffs, hand shackles, cuffs, Brit. Sl. darbies, Sl. bracelets, Sl. nippers; restraints, checks. v 2. handcuff, Sl. cuff, restrain, tie up; put in irons, put in chains, curb, check, control, keep within bounds, fasten; impede …

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  • 27manacle — man·a·cle …

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  • 28manacle — man•a•cle [[t]ˈmæn ə kəl[/t]] n. v. cled, cling 1) a shackle for the hand; handcuff 2) Usu., manacles. restraints; checks 3) to handcuff 4) to hamper; restrain • Etymology: 1275–1325; < MF: handcuff < L manicula small hand, plow handle. See …

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  • 29manacle — /ˈmænəkəl / (say manuhkuhl) noun (usually plural) 1. a shackle for the hand; handcuff. 2. a restraint. –verb (t) (manacled, manacling) 3. to handcuff; fetter. 4. to hamper; restrain. {Middle English manicle, from Old French: handcuff, from Latin… …

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  • 30manacle —   Kūpe e, hao ho opa a lima …

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  • 31manacle — see MANUAL …

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  • 32manacle — n. & v. n. (usu. in pl.) 1 a fetter or shackle for the hand; a handcuff. 2 a restraint. v.tr. fetter with manacles. Etymology: ME f. OF manicle handcuff f. L manicula dimin. of manus hand …

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  • 33alcmena — manacle …

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  • 34Manacled — Manacle Man a*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manacled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manacling}.] To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers. [1913 Webster] Is …

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  • 35Manacling — Manacle Man a*cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Manacled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Manacling}.] To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers. [1913 Webster] Is …

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  • 36shackle — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. fetter, hobble, manacle, gyve, handcuff, bond; check, curb. v. t. bind, restrain; handcuff, manacle, chain. See restraint. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. manacle, fetter, leg iron, handcuff, restraint. v.… …

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  • 37Operation Menacle — Operation Manacle [VERIFY the spelling of the name Menacle or Manacle as both spellings appeared in this article] was the name given to a series of British Commando raids during the Second World War. The raids were conducted by Layforce II and ad …

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  • 38fetter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. shackle, manacle, handcuff, [en]chain, put in irons; tie up, tie hand and foot, hobble, hog tie, strap down; check, restrain. See restraint. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To bind] Syn. shackle, tie up,… …

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  • 39sē(i)-3, -sǝi- : sī- and sei- : si- —     sē(i) 3, sǝi : sī and sei : si     English meaning: to bind; strap     Deutsche Übersetzung: “binden (also durch Zauber), Strick, Riemen”     Material: O.Ind. syáti, sinü ti, sinōti “binds, binds los” (perf. siṣüya, Aor. ásüt, participle… …

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  • 40chain — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. series, progression, course, row, string; bond, fetter. See continuity, connection, restraint. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A series of links] Syn. cable, string, link(s), train, connection, necklace,… …

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