Fet"tle (?), v. t. [OE. & Prov. E., to
fettle (in sense 1), fettle, n., order,
repair, preparation, dress; prob. akin to E. fit. See
Fit, a.] 1. To repair;
to prepare; to put in order. [Prov. Eng.] Carlyle.
2. (Metal.) To cover or line with a
mixture of ore, cinders, etc., as the hearth of a puddling
Fet"tle, n. The act of
fettling. [Prov. Eng.] Wright.
In fine fettle, in good spirits.
Fet"tle, v. i. To make
preparations; to put things in order; to do trifling business.
[Prov. Eng.] Bp. Hall.