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Fettle   Listen

A state of fitness and good health.

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"Fettle" Quotes from Famous Books

... holler now, an' mak' thee coom back an' change 'em, if our missus wasna so nigh, but if hoo chanced to look an' see me at th' window, hoo'd be bargin' me for opening it.... Ha, th' owd lass has called him back hersel'. Reet! hoo'll noan let him mak' sich a boggart of hissel'—hoo'll fettle ...
— North, South and Over the Sea • M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)

... eat as we please, and, of course, there is coffee soon after reveille, and tea in the evening. There is a cupful of porridge also with the coffee, paid for by deduction from our pay, so that one starts in good fettle. I don't know why the whole column shouldn't get fresh meat every day, for the country is teeming with cattle, which are collected and driven along with the column in huge herds. Many of the farmhouses are smoking ruins, ...
— In the Ranks of the C.I.V. • Erskine Childers

Words linked to "Fettle" :   get rid of, fitness, remove, physical fitness

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