GRE Word List

FETTER

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

The meaning of the word fetter is shackle; restrict the freedom of; N. chain or shackle for the foot of a prisoner; CF. foot.

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