Complete Definition of "bilboes"

English
Etymology
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Pronunciation
IPA: /'bɪlbÉÊz/

Noun
bilboes (plural only)

  1. an iron bar fitting around the ankles of prisoners, and having sliding shackles

#:*2001: The bilboes looked like handcuffs that went around the ankles. The prisoner lay flat on his back, in the dirt, his feet suspended in the air by a length of iron bar to which the bilboes were fastened. â Glen David Gold, Carter Beats The Devil

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