verb[with object] literary
Restrain (someone) with shackles.
- For before this I had no Lord, nor King; but I was enfettered by the power of Satan, condemned to death, and entangled in sin and blindness.
- I hope that I may yet find the rare chances to forget that I am an old, tired man who was enfettered by too many obligations.
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