Fet"tle (?), v. t. [OE. & Prov. E., to fettle (in sense 1), fettle, n., order, repair, preparation, dress; prob. akin to E. fit. See Fit, a.]

1. To repair; to prepare; to put in order.

[Prov. Eng.]

Carlyle.

2. Metal.

To cover or line with a mixture of ore, cinders, etc., as the hearth of a puddling furnace.

 

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Fet"tle, v. i.

To make preparations; to put things in order; to do trifling business.

[Prov. Eng.]

Bp. Hall.

 

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Fet"tle, n.

The act of fettling.

[Prov. Eng.]

Wright.

In fine fettle, in good spirits.

 

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