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The gunners and swabbers were putting their cannon in fettle below decks.
THE BLACK BUCCANEERSTEPHEN W. MEADER
They stopt to fettle th' engine a while back, an' they'n never started sin'.
That's a match some old cats would lap tea all night to fettle up.'
One branch of my duty is to fettle your horse; and in Flamborough they fettle them on stale fish.
MARY ANERLEYR. D. BLACKMORE
The meetings were only memorable when Tammas Haggart was in fettle, to pronounce judgments in his well-known sarcastic way.
A WINDOW IN THRUMSJ. M. BARRIE
"Faith, an' it's my mither's ain son that could fettle that," said the curate.
These were nebulous questions, but I was in fettle for anything; boat-stealing was a bagatelle.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
Theer's gude years ahead o' yon dogs, but I've na mind to gi' 'em the wark they need to keep 'em in fettle.
CONNIE MORGAN IN ALASKAJAMES B. HENDRYX
Fettle, v. To put in order, to repair or mend any thing that is broken or defective.
Being across the Umganie with Monyosi and his dog one day in search of buck, I found the elephants in very bad “fettle.”

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