fettling

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

fettling

  1. Present participle of fettle.

Noun[edit]

fettling (plural fettlings)

  1. (UK) A mixture of ore, cinders, etc., used to line the hearth of a puddling furnace.
  2. The operation of shaving or smoothing the surface of undried clay ware.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (mixture of ore, cinders, etc.): fix (US)