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  • v. Present participle of handcuff.


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  • So was the cop justified in handcuffing the gentleman and trucking him to the station for mug shots?

    Powell calls Palin a 'fascinating figure'

  • Further, two of the guards who assisted in handcuffing and forcibly detaining Alaska Dispatch's Tony Hopfinger were active-duty soldiers moonlighting for Miller's security contractor.

    Military Law Expert: Joe Miller's Private Guards Violated Government Regulations

  • He lowered his ERA to 0.43 in handcuffing the Braves 'offense.

  • If they think the fact their emails and texts from city-owned property are saved and public record for x years is somehow a 'handcuffing' they're being pointlessly paranoid.

    Subtexts « PubliCola

  • Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, accusing him of "handcuffing" the FBI, pressed him unsuccessfully to say why he did not seek access to gun records when he claimed expanded investigatory powers after the September 11 terrorist attacks.


  • Lawyers for staff of the Ontario Securities Commission accused Magna International Inc. 's top executives of "handcuffing" its board to a $863-million payout to Frank Stronach that would see him relinquish control of the auto parts maker by negotiating the terms of the deal in a series of private meetings. Top Stories

  • James Angus, the OSC staff's lead counsel on the case, argued that Mr. Galifi was essentially "handcuffing" the board by working out the terms of the deal before taking it to them. Top Stories

  • That extremely faulty logic is not just insipid, but dangerous, and this kind of handcuffing of the United States military could be deemed an act of treason perpetrated by the Commander in Chief for not being prepared to advance the course of a conflict with the maximum capabilities available.

    Augusta Free Press

  • "Will is a guy who always gives me a good effort," said Jack Harris. 53, a former policeman and protective services instructor, who has his students doing simulations of "physical stuff at third speed" such as handcuffing and dealing with potential situations of violence or rescue.

    Berks county news

  • "handcuffing" scientific progress, while Sen. McCain said that, while ESC is acceptable, moral and ethical values should not be violated by creating embryos specifically for stem cell harvesting.

    Pro-Life With Christ


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