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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Man"a*cle
A handcuff; a shackle for the hand or wrist; -- usually in the plural.

Etymology: OE. manicle, OF. manicle, F. manicle sort glove, manacle, L. manicula a little hand, dim. of manus hand; cf. L. manica sleeve, manacle, fr. manus. See Manual

verb Man"a*cle
To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist; usually used in pairs
  2. Confine or restrain with or as if with manacles or handcuffs

Borrowed from Old French manicle, from Latin manicula.

  1. A shackle, consisting of a pair of joined rings, to restrict the free movement of the hands or feet.
  2. Any similar device such as a fetter or handcuffs.

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Past life for Manacle born Mar 30, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern India approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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