[ fet-ling ]
/ ˈfɛt lɪŋ /
the material with which the hearth of a puddling furnace is lined, usually a dolomite or refractory mixture.
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Example sentences from the Web for fettling
I have heard the people here talk of "fettling" the hearth when they mean "clean up."Sarah's School Friend|May Baldwin
He is getting his saddle altered: fettling about this and that; does not consider what danger he is in.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. VII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
British Dictionary definitions for fettling
/ (ˈfɛtlɪŋ) /
a refractory material used to line the hearth of puddling furnacesAlso called: fettle
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