Definition of fetterlock in English:

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fetterlock

Pronunciation: /ˈfɛtəlɒk/

noun

A D-shaped fetter for tethering a horse by the leg, now only as represented as a heraldic charge.
Example sentences
  • A falcon displayed within a closed fetterlock was a badge of King Edward IV.
  • Too soon he saw that his hope was vain; there were ten or twelve stout archers with the white rosette of York in their bonnets, the falcon and fetterlock on their sleeves.

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