manacles n pl


manacles n pl
manically adv

English expressions. 2014.

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  • manacles — index bondage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • manacles — plural noun he claimed there were no manacles that could hold him Syn: handcuffs, shackles, chains, irons, fetters, restraints, bonds; informal cuffs, bracelets …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • manacles — noun /ˈmæn.ə.kəlz/ a) Plural of manacle. b) A plurale tantum with same meanings as manacle …   Wiktionary

  • manacles — Rasta Dictionary chains …   English dialects glossary

  • manacles — man·a·cle || mænÉ™kl n. handcuff, ring shaped shackle placed on the wrist to bind or restrain v. handcuff, place a manacle on the wrist of; bind, restrain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manacles — Chain for the hands; shackles …   Black's law dictionary

  • manacles — Chain for the hands; shackles …   Black's law dictionary

  • manacles — Handcuffs …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • manacles — n handcuffs, chains, fetters, cuffs, shackles, wristlets, irons, bonds OLD gyves COLLOQ. bracelets, darbies, mittens, nippers OLD SLANG snitchers * * * ▶ plural noun HANDCUFFS, shackles, chains, irons, fetters, restraints, bonds; …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Manacles — (Carn du and Moen Voes) looking south west towards Coverack The Manacles are a set of treacherous rocks off The Lizard peninsula in Cornwall close to Porthoustock, which is a popular spot for diving due to the shipwrecks around them. The name… …   Wikipedia