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fitten

[fit-n]
adjective South Midland and Southern U.S.
  1. suitable; appropriate.
  2. pleasing, attractive, or delicious: That pie was mighty fitten.
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Origin of fitten

First recorded in 1635–45; fit1 + -en3
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Examples from the Web for fitten

Historical Examples of fitten

  • "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.

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    Irvin S. Cobb

  • Fit and fitten, unless my observation errs, are heard only in dialect.

    The American Language

    Henry L. Mencken