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bracelets

slang Handcuffs. Slap the bracelets on him, Joey—we'll question him back at the station.
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bracelets

n. handcuffs. The cops put the bracelets on Jane and led her away.
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Moody found Isabel's card, and put his bracelet inside the folded napkin on her plate.
"If I could persuade her to write a word to say she liked her bracelet," he thought, "it would be a comfort when I go back to my solitary life." He tore a leaf out of his pocket book and wrote on it, "One line to say you accept my gift and my good wishes.
I will keep these--this ring and bracelet," said Dorothea.
CHEVELEY tries to get the bracelet off her arm, but fails.
You can't get that bracelet off, unless you know where the spring is.
[She tries again to unclasp the bracelet, but fails.]
[Again tears at the bracelet in a paroxysm of rage, with inarticulate sounds.
I immediately,' addressing Little Dorrit, '(for I am the creature of impulse), took a bracelet from my arm, and begged your sister to let me clasp it on hers, in token of the delight I had in our being able to approach the subject so far on a common footing.' (This was perfectly true, the lady having bought a cheap and showy article on her way to the interview, with a general eye to bribery.)
He had then been to pass three hours with Amelia, his dear little Amelia, at Fulham; and he came home to find his sisters spread in starched muslin in the drawing-room, the dowagers cackling in the background, and honest Swartz in her favourite amber-coloured satin, with turquoise bracelets, countless rings, flowers, feathers, and all sorts of tags and gimcracks, about as elegantly decorated as a she chimney-sweep on May-day.
Hurst, principally occupied in playing with her bracelets and rings, joined now and then in her brother's conversation with Miss Bennet.
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.
Archer?" and she waved one of her tiny hands, with small pointed nails and rolls of aged fat encircling the wrist like ivory bracelets. "Mine was modelled in Rome by the great Ferrigiani.
I keep mine in a frame: a friendship bracelet from South Korean actor Ji Chang Wook, the exact same one he wears on his right wrist-and which he gave to more than a thousand fans who watched his fan meet, 'Late Spring, Early Night,' in Seoul last May.
Fourseven charms can be worn on a simple chain, a charm necklace, or a bead bracelet.
An investigation by Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler's Criminal Investigations Unit shows Simpson filed a renter's insurance claim with Grange Insurance in January 2018 for a lost Tiffany charm bracelet, valued at $2,400.