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fitch:

see polecatpolecat,
carnivorous mammal of the weasel family. The name refers especially to the common Old World polecat, Mustela putorius, found in wooded areas of N Eurasia and N Africa.
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fitch

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(materials)
A thin sheet of wood, such as a veneer.
A bundle of veneers arranged in the same order as they were cut from a log.

fitch

1. A small thin paintbrush with a long wooden handle; used to reach recessed areas.
2. A thin piece of wood, as a veneer.
3. A bundle of veneers arranged in the same order as cut from the log.
4. A board forming part of a flitch beam.
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In addition, Fitch emulated his ancestor John Fitch - a steamship pioneer - by inventing many safety innovations for the race track and the highway.
In our 120-year history, having John Fitch race for Mercedes-Benz in the 1950s was a highlight and a great honor," said Paul Halata, president & CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA.
Mercedes-Benz is recognizing John Fitch in two ways -- in addition to the Saratoga event, Fitch will be presented with a Mercedes-Benz "Star Driver" award this August during the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California.
The Rolex Vintage Festival presented by BMW also will pay tribute to a Lime Rock Park icon, John Fitch.
The 30,000-square-foot center at the corner of John Fitch Highway and Summer Street, houses retailers such as AT&T, Rocky's Ace Hardware, Dutch Kitchen Bakery, and JT's Barber Shop.
CONTACT: John Fitch, NFDA Director of Government Relations, 202-547-0441, or Kelly Smith, NFDA Manager of Public Relations, 800-228-6332 in Milwaukee (national headquarters) or 202-547-0441.
With a remarkable demonstration of endurance and speed, the #3 car, driven by John Fitch and Bob Grossman, finished eighth overall, well ahead of many of the finest sports and all-out racing cars of the era.
Amherst John Fitch Highway (S) 420 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg Leominster-Main Street (S) 15 North Main St.
It will proceed from John Fitch Highway to Main Street, onto Boulder Drive, back onto Main Street at the Rollstone Bank and continue to the reviewing stand in front of City Hall.
Lunenberg (into Shawmut, John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg)
June 28, Wallace Civic Center, 1000 John Fitch Highway, Fitchburg, Tickets are $8 online, $10 at the door.