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One possibility is to start with what has become a local tradition: showing your commitment to each other by attaching a padlock to the Old Red Bridge in Minor Park.
Children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks.
When one child was able to wriggle free, the couple began restraining them with chains and padlocks, Hestrin said.
At least three of the children were found shackled to furniture with chains and padlocks, Capt.
Instead, authorities said, they were held captive in a dirty and foul-smelling house, some of them shackled to the furniture with chains and padlocks.
The juvenile told officers that her 12 brothers and sisters were being held captive by her parents at the home, saying some were even bound with chains and padlocks, authorities said.
The padlock was cut from a locker at Xperience Fitness, 6706 W. Greenfield Ave., and a wallet containing about $45 and credit cards, and a wedding ring were stolen.
The Roxie — the beloved invalid of the repertory scene, always one fiscal quarter away from padlocks and boarded-up windows — is back.
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Origin and Etymology of padlock
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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