Definition of Fettering

1. Verb. (present participle of fetter) ¹



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Definition of Fettering

1. fetter [v] - See also: fetter

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fettering

fetotoxic
fetotoxicity
fets
fett
fetta
fettas
fetted
fettelite
fetter
fetter bone
fetter bush
fetterbush
fettered
fetterer
fetterers
fettering (current term)
fetterless
fetters
fetting
fettle
fettled
fettler
fettlers
fettles
fettling
fettlings
fetts
fettucce
fettuccine
fettuccine Alfredo

Literary usage of Fettering

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1. The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke by Edmund Burke (1866)
"... the one described," (namely, the confinement of the princesses, and the imprisonment and fettering of their ministers,) " upon so respectable a family. ..."

2. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1856)
"The Roman method of fettering and confining criminals was singular. One end of a chain, that was of commodious length, was fixed about the right arm of the ..."

3. Annals of the American Revolution: Or, A Record of the Causes and Events by Jedidiah Morse (1824)
"... fettering appearance. For this substitute, including all the trank appertaining to. or conséquent of. the war ..."

4. An Institute of the Law of Scotland: In Four Books : in the Order of Sir by John Erskine, George Mackenzie, James Ivory (1828)
"... even though he should have got no valuable consideration for fettering himself; because it is implied in the nature of property, that the proprietor can ..."

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