[man-uh-kuh l] /ˈmæn ə kəl/
a shackle for the hand; handcuff.
Usually, manacles. restraints; checks.
verb (used with object), manacled, manacling.
to handcuff; fetter.
to hamper; restrain:
He was manacled by his inhibitions.
(usually pl) a shackle, handcuff, or fetter, used to secure the hands of a prisoner, convict, etc
to put manacles on
to confine or constrain
mid-14c., “a fetter for the hand,” from Old French manicle “manacles, handcuffs; bracelet; armor for the hands,” from Latin manicula “handle,” literally “little hand,” diminutive of manicae “long sleeves of a tunic, gloves; armlets, gauntlets; handcuffs, manacles,” from manus “hand” (see manual (adj.)). Related: Manacles.
In every cry of every man,
In every infant’s cry of fear,
In every voice, in every ban,
The mind-forged manacles I hear
[Blake, “Songs of Experience”]
c.1300, “to fetter with manacles,” from manacle (n.). Related: Manacled; manacling.
[muh-nah-duh] /məˈnɑ də/ noun, Southwestern U.S. 1. a herd of horses.
[mah-nah-doh] /mɑˈnɑ doʊ/ noun 1. . /məˈnɑːdəʊ/ noun 1. a variant of Menado
consoler, a Christian teacher at Antioch. Nothing else is known of him beyond what is stated in Acts 13:1, where he is spoken of as having been brought up with (Gr. syntrophos; rendered in R.V. “foster brother” of) Herod, i.e., Herod Antipas, the tetrach, who, with his brother Archelaus, was educated at Rome.
[man-i-juh-buh l] /ˈmæn ɪ dʒə bəl/ adjective 1. that can be ; governable; tractable; contrivable. /ˈmænɪdʒəbəl/ adjective 1. able to be managed or controlled n. 1813, from manageable + -ity. adj. 1590s, from manage + -able. Related: Manageably.