Definition of fetter noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    fetter

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    NAmE//ˈfɛt̮ər//
     
     
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  1. 1[usually plural] (literary) something that stops someone from doing what they want They were at last freed from the fetters of ignorance.
  2. 2fetters [plural] chains that are put around a prisoner's feet synonym chain, shackles bound with fetters of iron
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