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  1. manacle

    • IPA[ˈmanək(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      one of two metal bands joined by a chain, for fastening a person's hands or ankles
    • v.
      confine (a person or part of the body) with manacles
    • verb: manacle, 3rd person present: manacles, gerund or present participle: manacling, past tense: manacled, past participle: manacled

    • noun: manacle, plural noun: manacles

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. one of two metal bands joined by a chain, for fastening a person's hands or ankles the practice of keeping prisoners in manacles

    動詞

    • 1. confine (a person or part of the body) with manacles his hands were manacled behind his back
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    • IPA[ˈmanək(ə)l]

    美式

    • n.
      a metal band, chain, or shackle for fastening someone's hands or ankles: the practice of keeping prisoners in manacles
    • v.
      fetter (a person or a part of the body) with manacles: his hands were manacled behind his back

    Oxford American Dictionary