Lexicon: fish – fitted

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fish, n. [OE.]

Seafood meal; portion of food from a finned vertebrate animal that lives in water.

fisherman (-'s), n. [OE; see fish, n. and man, n.]

Angler; fisher; one whose occupation is to catch fish; [fig.] Jesus; Redeemer; Savior; disciple of Christ (see Matthew 4:18–19).

fissure (-s), n. [F. fissure.]

Crevice; narrow chasm; separation of parts; crack in a bone.

fist (-s), n. [OE.]

Hand clenched tightly with fingers doubled into the palm; [fig.] gnarled roots; twisted parts.

fit (-s, -ter, -est), adj. [ME.]

  1. Worthy; appropriate; good enough; qualified (webplay: pearls, vest).
  2. Suitable.

fit (-ter), adv. [Gk fit, suitable.]

Better, more appropriately, more suitably; more securely.

fit, n. [OE.]

  1. Seizure; state of ague; fever with recurrent chills; [fig.] trauma; near-death experience; [word play] garment that is the right size.
  2. Size; adjustment; snugness; the right size, as a garment.
  3. Phrase. “a fit” A garment that is well-tailored to suit the size and shape of the wearer

fit (-s, -ted, -ting), v. [Danish, to be fit.] (webplay: pattern, alter, fashion, wear, seam).

  1. Be the right size.
  2. Accept; embrace; espouse; adapt to; conform to.
  3. Correspond; match; belong together.
  4. Accommodate; be suitable; be appropriate for.
  5. Adjust; adapt; acclimate; change to meet.
  6. Measure for; have something made the right size for a person
  7. Fasten; attach; cover with, as a garment.
  8. Beseem; became; be pleasing; be worthy of
  9. Join; make whole; unite; come together; merge.
  10. Shape; mold; make the right size.
  11. Phrase. “Fit into place”: set down; put in order; make room for; keep straight; [fig] hold a note.

fitness, n. [Danish passer, to be fit.]

Soundness; health; physical welfare.

fitted, verbal adj. [see fit, adj.]

Prepared; [fig.] tilled; cultivated.