In fine fettle
Fettle Fet"tle, n. The act of fettling. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]

{In fine fettle}, in good spirits. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fettle — Fet tle, n. The act of fettling. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] {In fine fettle}, in good spirits. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fettle — [fet′ l] vt. fettled, fettling [ME fetlen, to make ready, prob. < OE fetel, belt (akin to feter, FETTER), confused with fætel, container < fæt, VAT] 1. Dial. to put in order or readiness; arrange 2. to line or cover (the hearth of a… …   English World dictionary

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