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Pronunciation: fit


  1. An attack of an acute disease or the sudden appearance of some symptom, such as coughing.
  2. A convulsion.
  3. (plural) epilepsy.
  4. In dentistry, the adaptation of any dental restoration, of an inlay to the cavity preparation in a tooth, or of a denture to its basal seat.

[A.S. fitt]

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