Thesaurus / fettle
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Dolly had seen the gap opening out of the far side of the field on to another road and she led the way to it in high fettle.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
And old Matthew, a mill-hand, said the other day he didn't feel in a grand fettle.
SARAH'S SCHOOL FRIENDMAY BALDWIN
There is a cupful of porridge also with the coffee, paid for by deduction from our pay, so that one starts in good fettle.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
Simon Fettle was a plain kindly creature without a thought of malice, who kept his master's accounts.
THE AMAZING MARRIAGE, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
He seemed in rare fettle, and the trainer said no horse could possibly have done better.
THE SWEEP WINNERNAT GOULD
When the clock struck nine he was in splendid fettle, brogue and all.
The 'varsity was in fine fettle today and ripped the second team wide open for three scores in the two periods played.
LEFT TACKLE THAYERRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
It was plain that the whole team was in fine fettle, and that the Giants had their work cut out for them if they were to win.
BASEBALL JOE, CAPTAIN OF THE TEAMLESTER CHADWICK
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
The men were not in very good fettle owing to the several recent marches, and the chance of complete victory seemed to be remote.
THE STORY OF THE "9TH KING'S" IN FRANCEENOS HERBERT GLYNNE ROBERTS
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