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handcuffs

noun [plural] uk   us   /ˈhænd.kʌfs/ (informal cuffs)
two metal or plastic rings joined by a short chain that lock around a prisoner's wrists: a pair of handcuffs She was taken to the police station in handcuffs.
Translations of “handcuffs”
in Korean 수갑…
in Arabic قَيْد, صَفَد…
in Portuguese algemas…
in Catalan manilles…
in Japanese 手錠…
in Italian manette…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手銬…
in Russian наручники…
in Turkish kelepçe…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手铐…
in Polish kajdanki…
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