Citations:straightjacket

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English citations of straightjacket

1870, Pennsylvania Board of Public Charities. Committee on Lunacy, Annual Report of the Board of Commissioners of Public Charities:

The evidence shows that it was the superintendent, who ordered the straightjacket or camisole to be applied to the patient, Goldie Herman, in the beginning

1930, The Explorers Club, Told at the Explorers Club: True Tales of Modern Exploration:

He placed me in a straightjacket to throw the weight of the upper body on the hips and thus relieve the spine.

2004, Jason Milligan, Both Sides of the Story: 100 All-new Original Audition Monologues:

All my life, I've felt like I've been laced up in this, this ... emotional straightjacket.