Meaning of fetterlock in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɛtəlɒk/


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

    ‘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.’