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Definition of "manacles" []

  • Plural form of manacle. (noun)
  • A plurale tantum with same meanings as manacle. (noun)

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Use "manacles" in a sentence
  • "What that means was that when the end of that session of court came, Mr. Hall, instead of being out on bail and going home, would go to jail and would be brought down the next day in manacles and be in manacles, and go back to jail the next night."
  • "He should have had to sit on stage in manacles. pseudonymous in nc Says:"
  • "His manacles were a constant, a twenty-four-hour-a-day weight his body grudgingly accepted in spite of the rawness and swelling caused by the dig of unforgiving metal."
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