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fetter
used in Frankenstein

2 uses
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Definition to restrain or hinder

or more archaically:

a shackle for the ankles
  • He looks upon study as an odious fetter; his time is spent in the open air, climbing the hills or rowing on the lake.
    Chapter 6 (11% in)
  • Then again the kindly influence ceased to act—I found myself fettered again to grief and indulging in all the misery of reflection.
    Chapter 9 (94% in)

There are no more uses of "fetter" in Frankenstein.

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