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  • verb Present participle of manacle.

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Examples

  • In an essay published 60 years ago, Katharine Balderston claimed to have identified a recurrent motif of manacling and beating, begged for by Johnson and duly administered by his mother substitute.

    Demons and Dictionaries

  • She started to rise, but he climbed on the bed to lie half on her, his arm manacling her waist and his leg trapping one of hers.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • My own modernisation plan involves manacling two each of the worst 50,000 scrote to the legs of senior officers across the agencies and judges for periods of rehabilitation.

    National Victim Agency – Deckchairs, Titanic. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • She started to rise, but he climbed on the bed to lie half on her, his arm manacling her waist and his leg trapping one of hers.

    How to Woo a Reluctant Lady

  • In an essay published 60 years ago, Katharine Balderston claimed to have identified a recurrent motif of manacling and beating, begged for by Johnson and duly administered by his mother substitute.

    Demons and Dictionaries

  • His hands came up from manacling my wrists to cradle my head.

    No Mercy

  • When she turned, he snatched her wrists behind her, manacling her.

    Demon From The Dark

  • Trace walked up to them, his hand manacling the wrist of a spitting-mad young woman—who looked twenty-three or twenty-four years old—wearing only his shirt.

    Dragon Warrior

  • Where is their evidence that manacling our language to past usage is at all helpful or necessary?

    Snakes are evil, but save your venom for the self-appointed language police

  • Trace walked up to them, his hand manacling the wrist of a spitting-mad young woman—who looked twenty-three or twenty-four years old—wearing only his shirt.

    Dragon Warrior

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