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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 man·a·cle /ˈmænɪkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·a·cle n.  A handcuff; a shackle for the hand or wrist; -- usually in the plural.
    Doctrine unto fools is as fetters on the feet, and like manacles on the right hand.   --Ecclus. xxi. 19.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Man·a·cle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Manacled p. pr. & vb. n. Manacling ] To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.
    Is it thus you use this monarch, to manacle and shackle him hand and foot ?   --Arbuthnot.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked
          around the wrist; usually used in pairs [syn: handcuffs,
           handcuff, cuffs, cuff, handlock]
      v : confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or
          handcuffs; "The police handcuffed the suspect at the
          scene of the crime" [syn: cuff, handcuff]