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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See 2d fit.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See fit.

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Examples

  • Miss Mary "-- again the anxious look hovered a moment on the earnest little face --" muther ain't got a dress to her name fitt'n to wear.

    Miss Gibbie Gault

  • He begged Washington to remember his “fellow suffers” when he raised supplies for the Virginia Regiment and remind the commissary “that we have no tents or any other necessarys fitt to take the field wt.”

    George Washington’s First War

  • Comic: Shanna the she devil - Survival of the fitt...

    Comic: My Secret Story

  • Now, though my master had thought fitt to leave town without excommunicating with his father on the subject of his intended continental tripe, as soon as he was settled at Balong he roat my

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • The P. we found very ill of a violent fitt of the Gout, unable to go abroad.

    Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 June 1776, letterbook copy

  • It is not to be wondered at that he did so; for Master Gyfford, after twenty-seven years 'residence in Madras and more than twenty-seven years in the East, was in poor health, and lately he had been taken ill with a 'a violent fitt of the Stone and Wind Collick.'

    The Story of Madras

  • House in London, and not at all fitt to have the care of [the complainants '] Education and has now two daughters in a Monastery beyond

    Henry Fielding: a Memoir

  • Ursula and Sarah are now at school "; and" the said Mr Fielding doth give out in speeches that he will do with [the complainants] what he thinks fitt, and has openly commended the Manner of Education of young persons in

    Henry Fielding: a Memoir

  • _Whereas_ the said propriators have thought fitt under there hands

    Mother Earth Land Grants in Virginia 1607-1699

  • In case of what Mr. H---- ll writes me prove true, and happen, for fear of accidents after it does, were it not fitt that you should write to France to send some ships to cruise up and down the north-west coast to save the person Mr. H---- ll writes of, if things should not prove right? and our friends in France can either send them from thence or Spain, round Ireland?

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Volume I.

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