Definitions

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  • noun plurale tantum A fastening consisting of two metal rings, designed to go around a person's wrists, and connected by a chain or hinge.
  • noun Plural form of handcuff.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of handcuff.

Etymologies

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1775, from hand +‎ cuff (“end of shirtsleeve”).

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  • A challenging accessory.

    November 22, 2008