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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FETTERED

They would not allow him to resist, but fettered him and led his spirit away.

In this spirit, he was fettered with great care, and conveyed into the interior of the prison.

Here again our legislation is fettered by ignorance and religious dogma.

Under the earth the fettered men—on the ruins of the church the singing bird.

And shall we crouch above these graves,With craven soul and fettered lip?

Do you see how he has misused me; has fettered me to the sick-bed?

I will help him throw off the shackles with which conscienceless capitalism has fettered him.

His face changed, as it will with fear, and he dragged his feet, as though they were fettered.

He was confused in his gait, almost as if his lower limbs had been fettered, too.

In their mode of dealing with him they were fettered by no rules.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, from Old English gefetrian (see fetter (n.)). Related: Fettered; fettering.

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