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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fettle.

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Examples

  • He had "fettled" one of them, and, by his Maker's help, he hoped fairly to drive them off the field.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • BMW The plug-in hybrid i8 will be fettled with a carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic body over an aluminum substructure, thus canceling out the weight penalty of heavy batteries.

    Eco-Conscious, High-Luxury Cars

  • Virtually identical to the 2009 Geneva concept car—the exterior beautifully intertwines sinuous wave forms to form windows and fenders—the plug-in hybrid i8 will be fettled with a carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic body over an aluminum substructure, thus canceling out the weight penalty of heavy batteries.

    The Face of Green?

  • The brief on the GranTurismo Convertible (called the GranCabrio in other markets) is brief: a canvas-top version of the GranTurismo S, with the same Ferrari-fettled 4. 7-liter, 433-horsepower V8 and six-speed ZF transmission with paddle shifters.

    A Shapely Visitor From Planet Maserati

  • A canvas-top version of the GranTurismo S, the GranTurismo convertible has the same Ferrari-fettled 4. 7-liter, 433-horsepower V8 and six-speed ZF transmission with paddle shifters.

    A Shapely Visitor From Planet Maserati

  • "But if ye'd care to give me the names of your kin in France, I might manage to send word ahead-so they'll be fettled against your coming, eh?"

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • Well, not written exactly, more sort of um, well, think of it as an old classic thatРђЎs had itРђЎs engine fettled and a bit of a re-sprayРђд

    The last one (almost) « Transmission – BBC Top Gear

  • And knowing that their cousins in yellow would claim the whole of the glory, if allowed to be first with the firing, these worthy fellows waited not to take good aim with their cannons, seeing the others about to shoot; but fettled it anyhow on the slope, pointing in a general direction; and trusting in God for aimworthiness, laid the rope to the breech, and fired.

    Lorna Doone

  • - After pressing: Tile edges are fettled and in the case of plastic-pressed products press seams are cut and sponged.

    8. Finishing and quality control

  • North it means to amend -- to repair -- to put a thing, which is out of order, into such a state as to effectuate, or to be effectual for, its original, or a given purpose; e.g. a cart out of order is sent to the wheelwright's to be fettled.

    Notes and Queries, Number 09, December 29, 1849

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