fetter (v.)
restrain, overcome, suppress
MA V.i.25[Leonato to Antonio] Fetter strong madness in a silken thread
MM III.i.70.1[Isabella to Claudio] There is a devilish mercy in the judge ... that will free your life, / But fetter you till death
Tit V.iii.6[Lucius to Marcus, of Aaron] fetter him / Till he be brought unto the Empress' face
TN III.i.152[Olivia to Viola as Cesario] rather reason thus with reason fetter: / Love sought, is good; but given unsought, is better [i.e. overcome that reason by using this one]
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