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Bristol fashion

adjective
1.
in good order; trim:
shipshape and Bristol fashion.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; after Bristol, England
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Bristol fashion

adverb, adjective (postpositive)
1.
(nautical) clean and neat, with newly painted and scrubbed surfaces, brass polished, etc
2.
shipshape and Bristol fashion, in good order; efficiently arranged
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