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 fettered
Evidently, Gibson CEO Henry Juszkiewicz in short order made himself into a poster boy for fettered capitalism.
His reason may have rallied to his support, but his will was fettered.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord
My eyes followed him till they swam with rising tears, and I could not wipe them away, as my hands were fettered.Maurice Tiernay Soldier of Fortune|Charles James Lever
At these words there was a loud clanking of chains, Ivan striking together those which fettered his hands.The Green Book|Mr Jkai
The men hand-cuffed me, fettered my legs, and drove me with switches to Hadgi-Stavros' camp.The King of the Mountains|Edmond About
They deliver him up to the state, so to speak, blindfolded and with fettered limbs.