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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)



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