Darbies

Dar"bies

(dr"bz), n. pl. Manacles; handcuffs. [Cant]
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Jem Clink will fetch you the darbies.
Sir W. Scott.
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In "The Steel Glass" by Gascoigne, printed in 1576, occurs the line "To binde such babes in father Derbies bands."
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