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fetter
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

7 uses
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Definition
to restrain or hinder

or more archaically:

a shackle for the ankles
  • Time has branded them and fettered they are lodged in the room of the infinite possibilities they have ousted.
    Episode 2 — Nestor (11% in)
  • In a rosery of Fetter lane of Gerard, herbalist, he walks, greyedauburn.
    Episode 9 — Scylla And Charybdis (54% in)
  • In Gerard's rosery of Fetter lane he walks, greyedauburn.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (68% in)
  • And heroes voyage from afar to woo them, from Eblana to Slievemargy, the peerless princes of unfettered Munster and of Connacht the just and of smooth sleek Leinster and of Cruahan's land and of Armagh the splendid and of the noble district of Boyle, princes, the sons of kings.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (4% in)
  • And all came with nimbi and aureoles and gloriae, bearing palms and harps and swords and olive crowns, in robes whereon were woven the blessed symbols of their efficacies, inkhorns, arrows, loaves, cruses, fetters, axes, trees, bridges, babes in a bathtub, shells, wallets, shears, keys, dragons, lilies, buckshot, beards, hogs, lamps, bellows, beehives, soupladles, stars, snakes, anvils, boxes of vaseline, bells, crutches, forceps, stags' horns, watertight boots, hawks, millstones, eyes...
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (89% in)
  • On the altarstone Mrs Mina Purefoy, goddess of unreason, lies, naked, fettered, a chalice resting on her swollen belly.
    Episode 15 — Circe (95% in)
  • Stephen, in reply to a politely put query, said he didn't sing it but launched out into praises of Shakespeare's songs, at least of in or about that period, the lutenist Dowland who lived in Fetter lane near Gerard the herbalist, who anno ludendo hausi, Doulandus, an instrument he was contemplating purchasing from Mr Arnold Dolmetsch, whom B. did not quite recall though the name certainly sounded familiar, for sixtyfive guineas and Farnaby and son with their dux and comes conceits and...
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (93% in)

There are no more uses of "fetter" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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