1) n. - A chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle.
2) n. - Anything that confines or restrains; a restraint.
3) p. pr. & vb. n. - To put fetters upon; to shackle or confine the feet of with a chain; to bind.
4) p. pr. & vb. n. - To restrain from motion; to impose restraints on; to confine; to enchain; as, fettered by obligations.
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