What is handcuff?

  • (noun): Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs.
    Synonyms: handcuffs, cuffs, cuff, handlock, manacle
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on handcuff, handcuffs:

Police Duty Belt - Equipment - Handcuffs - Chain Link or Hinged
... Handcuffs are commonly carried at many different locations on the belt, and using a variety of pouches, such as open and closed top holders and handcuff loops ... Wise officers position the handcuffs to be in convenient locations for easy retrieval in a struggle with an offender ... Recently, concerns have been aired that carrying handcuffs on the back of the belt may be unsafe, due to the pressure exerted on the small of the back by the cuffs and case, while seated ...
Handcuff Knot
... A handcuff knot is a knot tied in the bight having two adjustable loops in opposing directions, able to be tightened around hands or feet ... Handcuff knot "locked" with an overhand knot Handcuff knot "locked" with half hitches, this is also known as the Fireman's chair knot ...
Glossary Of Baseball - H - Handcuff
... A pitch thrown high and inside may handcuff a batter because he can't get his hands far enough away from his body to swing the bat ...
Harry Houdini - Notable Escapes - Mirror Handcuff Challenge
... challenged Houdini to escape from a special handcuff that it claimed had taken Nathaniel Hart, a locksmith from Birmingham, five years to make ... her mouth was the key to unlock the special handcuff ... Life of Houdini" that the key required to open the specially designed Mirror handcuffs was 6" long, and thus could not have been smuggled to Houdini in a glass of water ...
Solitary (TV Series) - Solitary V2.0 - Episodes - Episode 6: Handcuffs Across America
... The players are forced to wear handcuffs, and then are given a bowl of gruel, which players may believe to contain the handcuff key but does not ... filled with packing peanuts, one which contains the handcuff keys ... The players are then later given the handcuff keys placed in their nutrition bar ...

More definitions of "handcuff":

  • (verb): Confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs.
    Synonyms: manacle, cuff

Famous quotes containing the word handcuff:

    ‘Ow can I handcuff a bloomin’ shirt?
    R.C. Sherriff (1896–1955)