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Definition of 'cuff'


  1. the lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
       Synonyms: turnup
  2. shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
       Synonyms: handcuff handlock manacle


  1. hit with the hand
       Synonyms: whomp
  2. confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs; "The police handcuffed the suspect at the scene of the crime"
       Synonyms: manacle handcuff

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