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fetterlock

noun
  1. another name for fetlock
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Historical Examples

  • Then the Locards added to their armorial bearings a heart within a fetterlock, and took the name of Lockhart.

    Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume I (of 10)

    John Gibson Lockhart

  • On the capitals of the eastern arch are the badges of the Percy family—the crescent and fetterlock.

  • This is simply a popular rendering of the Falcon and the Fetterlock, one of the badges of the house of York.

  • The decoration of the eastern arch capitals consists of the badges of the Percy family—the crescent and fetterlock.

  • Thus parted that fair fellowship; and He of the Fetterlock, mounting upon his strong war-horse, rode off through the forest.

    Ivanhoe

    Walter Scott