fetterlock


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fetterlock

(ˈfɛtəˌlɒk)
n
(Zoology) another name for fetlock
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A fetterlock and shacklebolt azure,'' said Ivanhoe;
Look for the Knight of the Fetterlock, fair Rebecca, and see how he bears himself; for as the leader is, so will his followers be.
Lacking Ivanhoe's knowledge of heraldry and the rules of warfare, Rebecca reports to Ivanhoe that she sees on a shield "Something resembling a bar of iron, and a padlock painted blue on the black shield," which Ivanhoe then translates as "A fetterlock and shacklebolt azure" (p.