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Should I say"a fetter"or"a...of fetters"?

 

The same goes with "manacle","shacle".And if the later is right,what unit noun should I put in ?Thanks.

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    A single chain or manacle could be called a fetter. Usually, restraints on a person might be several chains and/or manacles, so we refer to fetters. Many times, though, you might also hear a single restraining device referred to a fetters.
    However, you will probably never hear multiple chains, manacles, ropes, etc., or a combination of them, referred to as simply 'a fetter'.

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