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Bristol fashion

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adjective
in good order; trim: shipshape and Bristol fashion.
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Origin of Bristol fashion

1830–40; after Bristol, England
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Bristol fashion

adverb, adjective (postpositive)
nautical clean and neat, with newly painted and scrubbed surfaces, brass polished, etc
shipshape and Bristol fashion in good order; efficiently arranged
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