Meaning of fettle

fet•tle

Pronunciation: (fet'l), [key]
— n., v., -tled, -tling.
—n.
  1. state; condition: in fine fettle.
—v.t.
  1. to remove mold marks from (a cast piece).
    1. to remove sand from (a casting).
    2. to repair the hearth of (an open-hearth furnace).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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