Definition of fetterlock in English:

fetterlock

Line breaks: fet¦ter|lock
Pronunciation: /ˈfɛtəlɒk
 
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noun

  • A D-shaped fetter for tethering a horse by the leg, now only as represented as a heraldic charge.
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    • 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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