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English definition of “handcuffs”


plural noun    /ˈhændˌkʌfs/ (short form cuffs)
two metal rings , joined by a short chain , that are locked around a prisoner’s wrists to prevent free movement : She was taken away in handcuffs. handcuff    /ˈhændˌkʌf/ verb [T] (short form cuff) On the plane , he was handcuffed to an FBI agent .
(Definition of handcuffs plural noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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