Zip-cuffs meaning

A restraining device having a pair of plastic loops that can be tightened and locked about the wrists or ankles, used especially when taking a prisoner into custody.
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Origin of zip-cuffs

  • From the zipping sound made by the corrugations on the loops as they are drawn tight

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition