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cuff in Crime & law topic

cuffcuff2 verb [transitive]  1 HITto hit someone lightly, especially in a friendly way She cuffed him playfully on the side of the head.2 SCto put handcuffs on someone→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cuffAlex Fernandez: out for the season with a torn rotator cuff.The trousers were short and they were cuffed.One child was cuffed for misbehaving at a bus stop.I cuff him gently and recommend sitting up straight.She cuffed Léonie lightly on the cheek.His right hand was cuffed to the metal handgrip of the bus seat.They dusted, booked us, cuffed us and pushed us down to the station and read us our rights.