Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An iron ring with a chain attached, used to confine a prisoner.

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Examples

  • "keep-friend" or "friend's foot," from which hung two irons reaching to his waist with two manacles fixed to them in which his hands were secured by a big padlock, so that he could neither raise his hands to his mouth nor lower his head to his hands.

    Don Quixote

  • "keep-friend" or "friend's foot," from which hung two irons reaching to his waist with two manacles fixed to them in which his hands were secured by a big padlock, so that he could neither raise his hands to his mouth nor lower his head to his hands.

    The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Complete

  • "keep-friend" or "friend's foot," from which hung two irons reaching to his waist with two manacles fixed to them in which his hands were secured by a big padlock, so that he could neither raise his hands to his mouth nor lower his head to his hands.

    The History of Don Quixote, Volume 1, Part 07

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