verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of fetter
OTHER WORDS FROM fetterfet·ter·er, nounfet·ter·less, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for fetter
Evidently, Gibson CEO Henry Juszkiewicz in short order made himself into a poster boy for fettered capitalism.
Edward sent him to London, 'fettered on a hackney,' to undergo the same barbarous death as his heroic brother.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
The whole city was like a prisoner, whose limbs are held while he is searched and fettered.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
More than once he sighed—sighed heavily, as a man when fettered and compelled to act against his better nature.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux