Adjective "Fettle" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Fettle


    Definition:

    1. state; condition: in fine fettle. verb (used with object), fettled, fettling.

    2. Ceramics. to remove mold marks from (a cast piece).

    3. Metallurgy. to remove sand from (a casting). to repair the hearth of (an open-hearth furnace).

    Examples:

    "gains can be fettle."

    "spirits can be fettle."