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[fit-n] /ˈfɪt n/
adjective, South Midland and Southern U.S.
suitable; appropriate.
pleasing, attractive, or delicious:
That pie was mighty fitten.
Origin of fitten
First recorded in 1635-45; fit1 + -en3 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • "She'd have to go to an academy first to get fitten for it," said Ma.

    The Bacillus of Beauty Harriet Stark
  • It is fitten,” said Jack, simply; “fitten that I should die for the law—I who have been so lawless.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • Dey said it were fitten an' proper, an' I kept it eber sence.

  • They ain't got no fitten respec' fur dere elders and dat's a fac', boss.

    Back Home Irvin S. Cobb
  • Fit and fitten, unless my observation errs, are heard only in dialect.

    The American Language Henry L. Mencken
  • "When I say a child's fitten to work--it's fitten to work," he rounded on her.

    The Power and the Glory Grace MacGowan Cooke
  • Seein' hit's the way hit is, I move we vote to do what Will Banion has said is fitten.

    The Covered Wagon Emerson Hough
  • I got three more not fitten to live in till they are covered.

    Slave Narratives: Arkansas Narratives Work Projects Administration
  • He's got to make ye all over agin—so's you'll be fitten fer him.

  • I told 'em a terbaccer barn wasn't no fitten place to stable hosses!

    The Tobacco Tiller

    Sarah Bell Hackley

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