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- n. A fastening consisting of two metal rings, designed to go around a person's wrists, and connected by a chain or hinge.
- n. Plural form of handcuff.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of handcuff.
1775, from hand + cuff (“end of shirtsleeve”). (Wiktionary)