fit up

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transitive verb

: to furnish with things suitable : make proper for use : equip
he fitted up one courtyard of the homestead and taught science to all … whom he could interestNora Waln


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plural -s
: a place (as an inn or hall) fitted up as a temporary theater or stage
meager productions in village fit-upsCountry Life
also : the makeshift or improvised scenery and properties used or carried by a traveling theatrical company
or fit-up company : a traveling theatrical group that carries its own scenery and properties
I started my stage training … in a fit-up companyListener


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: of or relating to a fit-up
having played much in inns and similar fit-up placesArnold Bennett

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“Fit up.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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