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fetter
used in Oliver Twist

2 uses
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Definition
to restrain or hinder

or more archaically:

a shackle for the ankles
  • The hero sinks upon his straw bed, weighed down by fetters and misfortunes; in the next scene, his faithful but unconscious squire regales the audience with a comic song.
    Chapter 17 — Oliver's Destiny Continuing Unpropitious, Brings a Great.... (2% in)
  • The man who growled out these words, was a stoutly-built fellow of about five-and-thirty, in a black velveteen coat, very soiled drab breeches, lace-up half boots, and grey cotton stockings which inclosed a bulky pair of legs, with large swelling calves;—the kind of legs, which in such costume, always look in an unfinished and incomplete state without a set of fetters to garnish them.
    Chapter 13 — Some New Acquaintances Are Introduced to the Intelligent.... (17% in)

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