enfetter

verb
en·​fet·​ter | \ in-ˈfe-tər How to pronounce enfetter (audio) , en- \
enfettered; enfettering; enfetters

Definition of enfetter

transitive verb

: to bind in fetters : enchain

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enfettered by debt, she was in no position to take early retirement

First Known Use of enfetter

1599, in the meaning defined above

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“Enfetter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enfetter. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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