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Definition of "shackles" [shackles]

  • Plural form of shackle. (noun)
  • Restraints, (usually metal) often joined by a chain, placed around a prisoner's wrists or ankles to restrict their movement. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shackles" in a sentence
  • "The response - which calls the term shackles "an emotion-charged pejorative" - also notes that the restraints aren't intended as punishment, but deter fighting, disruptions and escape attempts."
  • "A creature bound by the shackles is considered to be entangled."
  • "The DC to break or slip out of the shackles is 30."