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n. A chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle. Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.


 - vb. To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind. To restrain from motion; to impose restraints on; to confine; to enchain; as, fettered by obligations.

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