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cuffs

A shortening of "handcuffs." Slap the cuffs on him, Joey—we'll question him back at the station.
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cuffs

n. handcuffs. I felt the cuffs tighten and snap shut on my wrists.
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He threatened to flog Figs violently, of course; but Cuff, who had come to himself by this time, and was washing his wounds, stood up and said, "It's my fault, sir--not Figs'--not Dobbin's.
The superb Cuff himself, at whose condescension Dobbin could only blush and wonder, helped him on with his Latin verses; "coached" him in play-hours: carried him triumphantly out of the little-boy class into the middle-sized form; and even there got a fair place for him.
Franklin struck in there, "Or possibly your daughter, Betteredge." He turned to Sergeant Cuff, and explained that my daughter was Miss Verinder's maid.
It took a pretty stiff exertion of my authority, as chief, to prevent the whole of the female household from following me and Penelope up-stairs, in the character of volunteer witnesses in a burning fever of anxiety to help Sergeant Cuff.
Having brought his investigation to this point, Sergeant Cuff discovered that such a person as Superintendent Seegrave was still left in the room, upon which he summed up the proceedings for his brother-officer's benefit, as follows:
Hit hard by the celebrated Cuff, he hit back smartly, to the best of his ability, on leaving the room.
"There is also such a thing as making nothing out of a molehill, in consequence of your head being too high to see it." Having returned his brother-officer's compliments in those terms, Sergeant Cuff wheeled about, and walked away to the window by himself.
"NOBODY HAS STOLEN THE DIAMOND," answered Sergeant Cuff.
* If using a thin fabric for the cuffs, cut two interfacing strips to the measurement.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 16 2019] Pressure infusion cuffs are designed cuff and bladder devices used to pressurize sterile parenteral fluids for rapid infusion into the body.
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Although this remains controversial, we do need to take ownership of the complications, however delayed, that arise from over- or underinflation of endotracheal tube cuffs. This will likely make us defensive in our practice and in so doing, we will be forced to improve our cuff pressure management.
Evaluation of normal and large sphygmomanometer cuffs using the Omron 705CPM.
(18-21) Wonka, and colleagues (21) found wrist cuffs have issues with accuracy, Wan et al.