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English noun: fetter

1. fetter (artifact) a shackle for the ankles or feet


Broader (hypernym)bond, hamper, shackle, trammel

English verb: fetter

1. fetter (contact) restrain with fetters

ExamplesThey want to fetter the prisoners


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)confine, hold, restrain

Narrower (hyponym)cuff, handcuff, manacle

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