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 Fetter LaneFeu de Joie (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fettle,
 
as a verb, means to repair; to smoothe; as an adjective, it means well-knit, all right and tight. It is connected with our word feat, the French faire, the Latin facere.   1
   Fettled ale, in Lancashire, means ale warmed and spiced.   2
 


 Fetter LaneFeu de Joie (French). 

 
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