Legcuffs are physical restraints used on the ankles of a person to allow walking only with a restricted stride and to prevent running and effective physical resistance. Frequently used alternative terms are leg cuffs, (leg/ankle) shackles, footcuffs, fetters or leg irons. The term "fetter" shares a root with the word "foot". Shackles are typically used on prisoners and slaves. Leg shackles also are used for chain gangs to keep them together.Metaphorically, a fetter may be anything that restricts or restrains in any way, hence the word "unfettered".
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Fetters is ranked #7446 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Fetters surname appeared 4,473 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Fetters.
92.6% or 4,145 total occurrences were White.
2.2% or 101 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2% or 92 total occurrences were of two or more races.
1.6% or 73 total occurrences were Black.
0.7% or 32 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
0.6% or 30 total occurrences were Asian.
The numerical value of fetters in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of fetters in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
So it’s a 2-2 count, and I’m like, ‘Man, I have to pee. I have to go pee.’ So I run in our bathroom real quick, I’m ready to go. I’m trying to pee and I actually [expletive] my pants. Like right before I’m about to go in the game, I pooped my pants, i’m like ‘Oh my gosh.’ I know I’m a pitch away from going in the game, so I’m scrambling to clean myself up. I get it cleaned up the best I can, button my pants up, and our bullpen coach Mike Fetters says, ‘Hey, you’re in the game.’ So I’m jogging into the game to pitch with poop in my pants essentially.
The moment the slave resolves that he will no longer be a slave, his fetters fall. ... Freedom and slavery are mental states. Therefore, the first thing to say to yourself: 'I shall no longer accept the role of a slave. I shall not obey orders as such but shall disobey them when they are in conflict with my conscience'.
By a declaration of rights, I mean one which shall stipulate freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom of commerce against monopolies, trial by juries in all cases, no suspensions of the habeas corpus, no standing armies. These are fetters against doing evil which no honest government should decline.
An oppressed people are authorized whenever they can to rise and break their fetters.
...One of the strongest motives that lead men to art and science is escape from everyday life with its painful crudity and hopeless dreariness, from the fetters of one's own ever-shifting desires. A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought.
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