plural noun British Slang.
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Example sentences from the Web for darbies
The next instant the darbies were on her tender wrists, and we will add that no resistance was offered.Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist|Harlan Page Halsey
And then the darbies were on him, and soon after they were off me.The Torch and Other Tales|Eden Phillpotts
Now he in chains and in the prison garb is Mourning the crime that couples Jones with darbies.Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign|John Ashton
That's not in my department, I shall have the darbies on him some day.
I have put the darbies on the most terrible ruffian of modern times.'The Exploits of Juve|Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain