noun (plural only)
- an iron bar fitting around the ankles of prisoners, and having sliding shackles
Etymology: Origin unknown.
- 2001: The 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 were fastened. " Glen David Gold, Carter Beats The Devil
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