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straitjackets

noun
variants: also straightjackets
plural of straitjacket

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a jacket that has long arms which can be tied together behind someone's back and that is used to control the movement(as of a violent prisoner or patient)
  • The magician struggled to free his arms from the straitjacket and escape from the tank of water he was submerged in.

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“Straitjackets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/straitjackets. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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