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manacle
 n.  handcuff; shackle for hand or wrist; instrument of iron for fettering the hand
Classic Sentence:
1  "Then put your hand here," he said, with a smile, motioning with his manacled wrists towards his chest.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
2  This afternoon he wasn't Giles Oliver come to see the villagers act their annual pageant; manacled to a rock he was, and forced passively to behold indescribable horror.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 4
3  He sank with a deep groan on the settee and buried his face in his manacled hands.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
4  We entered the gloomy prison chamber and beheld Justine sitting on some straw at the farther end; her hands were manacled, and her head rested on her knees.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
5  He was taken on board, and instantly manacled at the wrists and ankles.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIV
6  "Come, come," said Andrea, "sheathe your sword, my fine fellow; there is no occasion to make such a fuss, since I give myself up;" and he held out his hands to be manacled.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
7  She was so evidently the victim of the civilization which had produced her, that the links of her bracelet seemed like manacles chaining her to her fate.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
Example Sentence:
1  Then he commanded to cast her into prison and manacle and fetter her.