Meaning of “manacles” in the English Dictionary

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"manacles" in British English

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manaclesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈmæn.ə.kəlz/ us /ˈmæn.ə.kəlz/

two metal rings joined by a chain, used to prevent a prisoner from escaping by fastening the legs or arms

(Definition of “manacles” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"manacles" in American English

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manaclesplural noun

us /ˈmæn·ə·kəlz/

(Definition of “manacles” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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