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bracelets

n. handcuffs. The cops put the bracelets on Jane and led her away.
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I wish I hadn't smashed my coral bracelet, for you might have had it," said Jo, who loved to give and lend, but whose possessions were usually too dilapidated to be of much use.
In return of which favour, I will make you a present of this knife and bracelet," taking them out of my pocket.
Hurst, principally occupied in playing with her bracelets and rings, joined now and then in her brother's conversation with Miss Bennet.
She feels the bracelets on her arms, and treads on a soft carpet in front of a tall mirror.
especially as instead of Rebecca on a camel's hump, with bracelets on her arms and a ring in her nose, Fate sends me only a counting-house clerk, in a grey tweed wrapper.
The loins of the warrior were girt about with heavy folds of a dark-coloured tappa, hanging before and behind in clusters of braided tassels, while anklets and bracelets of curling human hair completed his unique costume.
Both sexes were fond of adorning themselves with bracelets of iron, brass, or copper.
The cultivator's wife leaned forward, her bracelets clinking on her arm.
I remember also a pair of bracelets (glass they were, and troubled me not a little) that I found that evening.
She is decorated all over with beads and bracelets and embroidered dandelions; but her principal decoration consists of the softest little gray eyes in the world, which rest upon you with a profundity of confidence--a confidence that I really feel some compunction in betraying.
Merryweather, but he is at the head of his profession, and I would rather have my bracelets on him than on any criminal in London.
Unlocking the case, they found it to contain a necklace, with pendant, bracelets, and ear-rings; and also some other small ornaments.
and she waved one of her tiny hands, with small pointed nails and rolls of aged fat encircling the wrist like ivory bracelets.
Still very pale, she is dressed in slight mourning and wears two beautiful bracelets.
In answer to your first question - Lord Lochmaben," replied Raffles, blowing bracelets of smoke toward the ceiling.