Language: Old English
Origin: feter; related to FOOT1

fetters

noun
     
Related topics: Jail and punishment
fet‧ters [plural] literary
1 the things that prevent someone from being free [= constraints]
fetters of
breaking the fetters of convention
2SCJ chains that were put around a prisoner's feet in past times

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