OTHER WORDS FROM handcuffun·hand·cuff, verb (used with object)
How to use handcuff in a sentence
“Defendant moved his hands in a manner so as to avoid the application of handcuffs to his wrists,” the complaint says.
He had been left hanging, by handcuffs and not allowed to lower his arms for 22 hours each day for two consecutive days.
Whenever I left the room I had ear muffs, handcuffs and a blindfold placed upon me.
“While in the building, I was kept on a hard floor in handcuffs and in leg irons,” he says.
“[I] had ear muffs placed over my ears, my eyes were blindfolded, and I was placed in handcuffs,” he reports.
The sheriff's hand came out of his pocket with a rush, bringing a pair of handcuffs along with it.Motor Matt's "Century" Run|Stanley R. Matthews
Cold steel jaws of handcuffs closed on Black Hood's right wrist.
Handcuffs and chains would look still better on Jim, but it wouldn't go well with the story of us being so poor.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
The fact is, that a week ago he had ordered a lot of constables' staves and four sets of handcuffs.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
This sad and weeping fifty, in handcuffs and chains, was the last slave coffle that shall tread the soil of America.The Boys of '61|Charles Carleton Coffin.