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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FIXINGS

I can't tell you anything about that house, nor the fixings in it; it beat me a mile—that house did.

We then took our ‘fixings’ from the cart, and proceeded to the tree.

As far as “fixings” were concerned, the cousins were a contrast.

In the way of fixings for this, you need only four pairs of horns and four cheap bows.

“Come over it with me, and look at the fixings, before I tell you,” said Jack.

The valves and other fixings are usually attached by the fitters.

Your dinner--I was cooking such a beautiful turkey and all the fixings for you.

And now you, Mr. Danvers, just throw some light on these fixings, will you?

Yes; an' strip th' fixings off her cayuse while yo're about it—lively.

No extra charge for these fixings, though I made them expressly on your account.

WORD ORIGIN

"apparatus," 1820, from present participle of fix (v.). American English sense of "food, garnishing" is attested from 1839.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FIXINGS

component

nounpart, element

setup

nounaccompaniments for alcoholic beverages
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