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How to use fit out in a sentence
The state of her finances was such that she must be quite unable to fit out even a single squadron of moderate size.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
Orders were sent to Portsmouth to fit out every available ship for his support.
That letters of marque should be issued to private individuals, empowering them to fit out vessels for the capture of slavers.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
And you really think if I were to go in, for a regular Turkish fit-out, I should be allowed to enjoy my walks in peace?Jack Harkaway's Boy Tinker Among The Turks|Bracebridge Hemyng
Mr. Beveridge and his son Horace fit out a privateer, load it with military stores, and set sail for Greece.A Roving Commission|G. A. Henty
Other Idioms and Phrases with fit out
Also, fit up. Equip or supply what is needed, as in They promised to fit out the expedition free of charge. This expression, dating from the late 1600s, originally was confined to furnishing a ship or other vessel with supplies, repairs, and the like. By the 1720s it was being used more broadly, as it still is.