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Definitionto 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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