whetter
noun see whet I

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  • Whetter — Whet ter, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who, or that which, whets, sharpens, or stimulates. [1913 Webster] 2. A tippler; one who drinks whets. [Obs.] Steele. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whetter — ed.ə(r) noun ( s) : one that whets a whetter of scythes a whetter of the appetite …   Useful english dictionary

  • whetter — noun Something that whets. Agent noun of whet …   Wiktionary

  • whetter — n. one who sharpens …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whetter — whet·ter …   English syllables

  • James Whetter — James C. A. Whetter (born 1935 in St Austell, Cornwall) is a noted Cornish historian and editor of The Cornish Banner (An Baner Kernewek), a Cornish journal. His books include The History of Glasney College Padstow: Tabb House, 1988; Cornwall in… …   Wikipedia

  • Saw whetter — Saw Saw, n. [OE. sawe, AS. sage; akin to D. zaag, G. s[ a]ge, OHG. sega, saga, Dan. sav, Sw. s[*a]g, Icel. s[ o]g, L. secare to cut, securis ax, secula sickle. Cf. {Scythe}, {Sickle}, {Section}, {Sedge}.] An instrument for cutting or dividing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whet — whetter, n. /hwet, wet/, v., whetted, whetting, n. v.t. 1. to sharpen (a knife, tool, etc.) by grinding or friction. 2. to make keen or eager; stimulate: to whet the appetite; to whet the curiosity. n. 3. the act of whetting. 4. something that… …   Universalium

  • Cornish Nationalist Party — The term Cornish Nationalist Party is sometimes used incorrectly for Mebyon Kernow Cornish Nationalist Party Party Kenethlegek Kernow Leader James Whetter Founded 1975 2005, 2009 present Ideology …   Wikipedia

  • Mebyon Kernow — Not to be confused with Cornish Nationalist Party. Mebyon Kernow Leader Dick Cole Founded …   Wikipedia

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