verb (used with object)
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Origin of fetter
OTHER WORDS FROM fetterfet·ter·er, nounfet·ter·less, adjective
Words nearby fetter
Example sentences from the Web for fetter
I wonder how it comes,” he asked, “that all these strangers are so quick afoot, and we must drag about our fetter?
He was a grave lad; he had no mind to dance himself; he wore his fetter manfully, and tended his ulcer without complaint.
He thought to leave the fetter where it lay, but when he turned to go, his mind was otherwise.
When politics possess the soul, they fetter it with contemptible pride, paltry ambitions.The conquest of Rome|Matilde Serao
Taking this fetter to the wolf, they bade him try his strength on it.The Elder Eddas of Saemund Sigfusson; and the Younger Eddas of Snorre Sturleson|Saemund Sigfusson and Snorre Sturleson