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Noun: fetter  fe-tu(r)
  1. A shackle for the ankles or feet
    - hobble
  2. Something that constrains freedom to act
Verb: fetter  fe-tu(r)
  1. Restrain with fetters
    - shackle, enfetter
  2. [literary] Be a hindrance or obstacle to
    - impede, hinder, entrammel [literary], trammel [literary]

Derived forms: fettering, fetters, fettered

Type of: bond, confine, constrain, hamper, hold, keep, prevent, restrain, shackle, trammel

Encyclopedia: Fetter, William