The three were presented to the press on Sunday morning blindfolded, manacled to chairs and showing signs of severe beatings.
At this juncture the manacled boy was led into court, and the woman suddenly turned again to Zora.
The men were manacled together in twos, and sometimes three and four in a group.
Her manacled hands went to her face, her body rocked forward from the waist.
He was manacled and guarded as though he were a raving madman.
While Duty had manacled the queen, the woman had been justified.
True, he was soon too weak to lift his manacled hands in strife.
He sank with a deep groan on the settee and buried his face in his manacled hands.
When we were there he had twelve, all manacled, and reposing on grass mats at night.
A horseman riding in front of me led my pony by means of a cord, as my hands were manacled behind my back.
mid-14c., "a fetter for the hand," from Old French manicle "manacles, handcuffs; bracelet; armor for the hands," from Latin manicula "handle," literally "little hand," diminutive of manicae "long sleeves of a tunic, gloves; armlets, gauntlets; handcuffs, manacles," from manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)). Related: Manacles.
In every cry of every man,
In every infant's cry of fear,
In every voice, in every ban,
The mind-forged manacles I hear
[Blake, "Songs of Experience"]
c.1300, "to fetter with manacles," from manacle (n.). Related: Manacled; manacling.