1) To put in order, clean up, make tidy.
1686-7 put him into the lodge and lett it be fettled for him, Bolton Priory
1710 a bowle full of toppings, a bowle of hinderends, 3 winchester half strikes not well dressed nor fettled like market corn, Bingley
1790 for one day fetling Road up, Tong
1819 Fettleing land for taties, Clots choping, South Crosland.