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Meaning of fetter

fet•ter

Pronunciation: (fet'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a chain or shackle placed on the feet.
  2. Usually,anything that confines or restrains: Boredom puts fetters upon the imagination.
—v.t.
  1. to put fetters upon.
  2. to confine; restrain.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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