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Word: fetter

Definition: shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot


Sentences Containing 'fetter'

I removed from the Old Jewry to Fetter Lane, and from thence to Wapping, hoping to get business among the sailors; but it would not turn to account.
In Norse mythology, Herfjötur (Old Norse "host-fetter" or "fetter of the army") is a valkyrie.
John Bagford (1650/51, Fetter Lane, London – 5 May 1716, Islington) was a British antiquarian, writer, bibliographer, ballad-collector and bookseller.
My eldest uncle John had left me an estate in land, near Epping, of about thirty pounds a-year; and I had a long lease of the Black Bull in Fetter-Lane, which yielded me as much more; so that I was not in any danger of leaving my family upon the parish.
The next morning, Liz Fetter, Northpoint President and CEO sent a letter to ISPs including the following statement: "At this point it is clear that NorthPoint no longer has funds available to finance the continued operations of our network.

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