fettle fettle

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a state of fitness and good health
  2. (v) remove mold marks or sand from (a casting)

Usage(s):

  1. The candidate had been in fine fettle, rousing partisan audiences in New Jersey, West Virginia and New Mexico.
  2. Yet the onstage Adlai was in comparatively dull fettle.
  3. Unlike then, meanwhile, the Seleao will have a Ronaldo in fine fettle.

News

  1. Going back to school in style (pt.2)

    Danielle Smith with Fresh Fettle LLC tells you how to go back to school in style with looks that can be found at Macy’s. …
    on August 9, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

  2. Going back to school in style (pt.1)

    Danielle Smith with Fresh Fettle LLC tells you how to go back to school in style with looks that can be found at Macy’s. …
    on August 9, 2013     Source: FOX 59 Indianapolis

  3. Rick Smyth's graded Delaware Park entries Aug. 5

    PP Horse (Jockey, weight) Last 3 Comment Odds 5 Greedy Daughter (Carrasco 117) 2-8-4 Shaky...very shaky 2-1 1 Full Sail Ahead (Delgadillo 112) 3-7-4 Makes presence felt 3-1 6 a-Gitanilla (JRTorres 124) 3-1-5 Totes heavy load 7-2 2 Queen Bee Teresa (Arce 119) 1-2-9 In fine fettle 5-2 4 Tecnica (Nazario 115) 4-10-6 Fair try at 19-1 15-1 7 a-Portena (MSolis 17) 5-1-2 Helps with pace 7-2 3 Useful ...
    on August 5, 2013     Source: The News Journal

Quotes

  1. "I'm delighted to see them come through that," said Hadden. "Obviously, it was at the back of all our minds that they were vulnerable to injury because they had been out for so long. But I think they both showed that they are in fine fettle."
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Frank Hadden Source: BBC Sport

  2. "Clearly, he's not at full fettle at the moment," England captain Andrew Strauss said. "He's got worries with his hip, but we aren't going to know the full extent until the scan is done in Barbados."
    on Feb 20, 2009 By: Andrew Strauss Source: AFP

  3. "Both did easy bits of work and both seem in fine fettle and were relaxed afterwards," said Cecil, who is in search of an incredible eighth win in the race. "Ted Durcan said Light Shift has never felt better and Passage of Time went past her...
    on May 29, 2007 By: Henry Cecil Source: Sportinglife.co.za

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