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6 dicționare găsite pentru whittle
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whittle \Whit"tle\, n. [AS. hw[imac]tel, from hwit white; akin
     to Icel. hv[imac]till a white bed cover. See White.]
     (a) A grayish, coarse double blanket worn by countrywomen, in
         the west of England, over the shoulders, like a cloak or
         shawl. --C. Kingsley.
     (b) Same as Whittle shawl, below.
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     Whittle shawl, a kind of fine woolen shawl, originally and
        especially a white one.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whittle \Whit"tle\, n. [OE. thwitel, fr. AS. pw[imac]tan to cut.
     Cf. Thwittle, Thwaite a piece of ground.]
     A knife; esp., a pocket, sheath, or clasp knife. "A butcher's
     whittle." --Dryden. "Rude whittles." -- Macaulay.
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           He wore a Sheffield whittle in his hose. --Betterton.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whittle \Whit"tle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whittled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Whittling.]
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     1. To pare or cut off the surface of with a small knife; to
        cut or shape, as a piece of wood held in the hand, with a
        clasp knife or pocketknife.
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     2. To edge; to sharpen; to render eager or excited; esp., to
        excite with liquor; to inebriate. [Obs.]
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              "In vino veritas." When men are well whittled, their
              tongues run at random.                --Withals.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Whittle \Whit"tle\, v. i.
     To cut or shape a piece of wood with am small knife; to cut
     up a piece of wood with a knife.
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           Dexterity with a pocketknife is a part of a Nantucket
           education; but I am inclined to think the propensity is
           national. Americans must and will whittle. --Willis.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  whittle
       v : cut small bits or pare shavings from; "whittle a piece of
           wood" [syn: pare]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  51 Moby Thesaurus words for "whittle":
     amputate, ax, bisect, blade, butcher, carve, chop, cleave,
     cold steel, cut, cut away, cut in two, cut off, cutlery, cutter,
     dagger, dichotomize, dissever, edge tools, excise, fissure, gash,
     hack, halve, hew, incise, jigsaw, knife, lance, naked steel, pare,
     pigsticker, point, prune, puncturer, rend, rive, saw, scissor,
     sever, sharpener, slash, slice, slit, snip, split, steel, sunder,
     sword, tear, toad sticker  
     

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