KJV Dictionary Definition: fetter
1. A chain for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or fixed, as a prisoner, or impeded in motion and hindered from leaping, as a horse whose fore and hind feet are confined by a chain.
The Philistines bound Samson with fetters of brass.
2. Any thing that confines or restrains from motion.
Passions too fierce to be in fetters bound.
1. To put on fetters; to shackle or confine the feet with a chain.
2. To bind; to enchain; to confine; to restrain motion; to impose restraints on.
Fetter strong madness in a silken thread.
FET'TERED, pp. Bound or confined by fetters; enchained.
FET'TERING, ppr. Binding or fastening by the feet with a chain; confining; restraining motion.