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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: manicle, from Latin manicula, from manus 'hand'

manacle

noun
     
Related topics: Jail and punishment
man‧a‧cle [countable usually plural]
SCJ an iron ring on a chain that is put around the wrist or ankle of a prisoner
manacle verb [transitive]
manacled adjective

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