Fetters

  • 1 Fetters — Fetters, shackles, footcuffs or leg irons are a kind of physical restraint used on the feet or ankles to allow walking but prevent running and kicking. The term fetter shares a root with the word foot .In humans, typically only prisoners or… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 fetters — index bondage, servitude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 fetters — [n] bindings; bondage bilboes, bonds, captivity, chains, check, cuffs, curb, handcuffs, hindrance, irons, manacles, obstruction, restraint, shackles, trammels; concepts 130,191 …

    New thesaurus

  • 4 fetters — Fetter Fet ter (f[e^]t t[ e]r), n. [AS. fetor, feter; akin to OS. feter[=o]s, pl., OD. veter, OHG. fezzera, Icel. fj[ o]turr, L. pedica, Gr. pe dh, and to E. foot. [root] 77. See {Foot}.] [Chiefly used in the plural, {fetters}.] 1. A chain or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 fetters — fet|ters [ˈfetəz US ərz] n [plural] literary [: Old English; Origin: feter; related to FOOT1] 1.) the things that prevent someone from being free = ↑constraints fetters of ▪ breaking the fetters of convention 2.) chains that were put around a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 fetters — fet|ters [ fetərz ] noun plural 1. ) chains for a prisoner s feet, used especially in the past 2. ) LITERARY something that limits your freedom to do what you want: She was struggling to escape the fetters of family life …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 fetters — plural noun bound by fetters of iron Syn: shackles, manacles, handcuffs, irons, leg irons, chains, restraints; informal cuffs, bracelets; historical bilboes …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 8 fetters — UK [ˈfetə(r)z] / US [ˈfetərz] noun [plural] 1) chains for a prisoner s feet, used especially in the past 2) literary something that limits your freedom to do what you want She was struggling to escape the fetters of family life …

    English dictionary

  • 9 fetters —   Kūpe e.    ♦ Wooden fetters, lā au kūpe e …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 10 Fetters — This most interesting and unusual surname has two possible derivations. Firstly, it may be of Anglo Saxon origin, deriving from the Anglo French, Middle English faitour , a doer or maker, which may have been a nickname given to someone who made… …

    Surnames reference

  • 11 fetters — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. manacles, shackles, bonds; see chains …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 fetters — n. something that restrains; chains, shackles fet·ter || fetÉ™(r) n. chain, shackle; hindrance v. chain, shackle; hinder, hamper …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 fetters — /fetarz/ Chains or shackles for the feet; irons used to secure the legs of convicts, unruly prisoners, etc. Similar chains securing the wrists are called handcuffs …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 fetters — /fetarz/ Chains or shackles for the feet; irons used to secure the legs of convicts, unruly prisoners, etc. Similar chains securing the wrists are called handcuffs …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 15 fetters — Manacles; shackles; irons and chains used to secure prisoners …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 fetters — n 1 CONSTRAINTS, obstructions, restraints, restrictions, hindrances, checks, curbs, inhibitions, captivity, bondage 2 CHAINS, bonds, bracelets, handcuffs, irons, shackles, manacles …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 Fetters Hot Springs — Agua Caliente, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 2505 Housing Units (2000): 929 Land area (2000): 0.382632 sq. miles (0.991013 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 18 Fetters Hot Springs, CA — Fetters Hot Springs Agua Caliente, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 2505 Housing Units (2000): 929 Land area (2000): 0.382632 sq. miles (0.991013 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 19 Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente — Fetters Hot Springs Agua Caliente, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 2505 Housing Units (2000): 929 Land area (2000): 0.382632 sq. miles (0.991013 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 20 Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA — U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 2505 Housing Units (2000): 929 Land area (2000): 0.382632 sq. miles (0.991013 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.382632 sq. miles… …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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