Meaning of manacle

man•a•cle

Pronunciation: (man'u-kul), [key]
— n., v., -cled, -cling.
—n.
  1. a shackle for the hand; handcuff.
  2. Usually,restraints; checks.
—v.t.
  1. to handcuff; fetter.
  2. to hamper; restrain: He was manacled by his inhibitions.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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