Fit rod
Fit Fit, n. 1. The quality of being fit; adjustment; adaptedness; as of dress to the person of the wearer. [1913 Webster]

2. (Mach.) (a) The coincidence of parts that come in contact. (b) The part of an object upon which anything fits tightly. [1913 Webster]

{Fit rod} (Shipbuilding), a gauge rod used to try the depth of a bolt hole in order to determine the length of the bolt required. --Knight. [1913 Webster]


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