(ĕn-fĕt′ər, ĭn-)
tr.v. en·fet·tered, en·fet·ter·ing, en·fet·ters
To bind in fetters; enchain.
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vb (tr)
to fetter
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(ɛnˈfɛt ər)

to bind with fetters.
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So, for example, when Iago declares of Othello's feelings for Desdemona: "His soul is so enfettered to her love / That she may make, unmake, do what she list" he draws on the language of chivalry; nonetheless, he also evokes an emergent discourse that links blackness with slavery in describing Othello's soul as "enfettered" (2.3.33334).
"The inscrutable Berbatov is going to be a behemothic threat from set-pieces so we've got to keep him closely enfettered. And above all, lads, remember - football is a very simple game."
soul" may be, as Iago believes, "so enfettered to her