straitjacket

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straitjacket
  • noun
    A strong garment with long sleeves which can be tied together to confine the arms of a violent prisoner or mental patient.
    verb
    Restrain with a straitjacket. (We have been locked in seclusion, placed in restraints, chemically and physically straitjacketed, lobotomized, shocked and beaten because we protested too much.)

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