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Another word for fetter

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Noun
  1. Something that physically confines the legs or arms

      1. (Archaic) Fetter; shackle
      2. A shackle or fetter, especially for the leg.
      1. A restraint or check on action or progress:
      2. Any of several devices used in fastening or coupling
      3. A device, usually one of a pair connected to a chain, that encircles the ankle or wrist of a prisoner or captive.
      1. The condition of being restrained, especially the condition of losing one's freedom:
      2. A means or instrument of restraining
      3. A device or other means of limiting movement, used to prevent the infliction of harm to self or others.
      1. Something that confines or restrains:
      2. A handcuff; fetter or shackle for the hand
      3. A device for confining the hands, usually consisting of a set of two metal rings that are fastened about the wrists and joined by a metal chain.
      1. Any tool, implement, device, apparatus, etc. made of iron
      2. A tonic, pill, or other medication containing iron and taken as a dietary supplement.
      3. Iron shackles or chains
      1. An awkward, halting walk; limp
      2. Short straps tied between the legs of unfenced horses, allowing them to wander short distances but preventing them from running off.
      3. A device, such as a rope or strap, used to hobble an animal.
      1. A restraining device consisting of a pair of strong, connected hoops that can be tightened and locked about the wrists and used on one or both arms of a prisoner in custody.
      2. Either of a pair of connected metal rings that can be locked about the wrists, as in restraining a prisoner
      1. A series of closely linked or connected things:
      2. Tire chain
      3. An instrument used in surveying, consisting of 100 linked pieces of iron or steel and measuring 66 feet (20.1 meters).
      1. A substance or device, as glue, solder, or a chain, which holds things together or unites them
      2. A systematically overlapping or alternating arrangement of bricks or stones in a wall, designed to increase strength and stability.
      3. An electrostatic attraction between atoms or groups of atoms that forms a stable aggregate unit, such as a molecule or metal
    See also:

    free

Verb
  1. To restrict the activity or free movement of

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    help

    free

Another word for fetter

Verb
  1. To bind

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    bind

  2. To confine