noun see whittle II

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  • whittler — noun One who whittles. Avery was an avid whittler, and had a collection of intricately carved walking sticks that few could match …   Wiktionary

  • whittler — See whittle. * * * …   Universalium

  • whittler — Synonyms and related words: carver, chaser, clay modeler, earth artist, figurer, figuriste, gem carver, graver, mason, modeler, molder, monumental mason, sculptor, sculptress, sculpturer, statuary, stonecutter, wax modeler, wood carver …   Moby Thesaurus

  • whittler — n. one who cuts; one who peels; one who carves, one who sculpts; one who reduces, one who minimizes …   English contemporary dictionary

  • whittler — whit·tler …   English syllables

  • whittler — noun someone who whittles (usually as an idle pastime) • Derivationally related forms: ↑whittle • Hypernyms: ↑idler, ↑loafer, ↑do nothing, ↑layabout, ↑bum * * * ˈhwid.ələ(r) …   Useful english dictionary

  • whittle — whittler, n. /hwit l, wit l/, v., whittled, whittling, n. v.t. 1. to cut, trim, or shape (a stick, piece of wood, etc.) by carving off bits with a knife. 2. to form by whittling: to whittle a figure. 3. to cut off (a bit). 4. to reduce the amount …   Universalium

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  • Elizabeth Massie — is an American author.Elizabeth Massie is a two time Bram Stoker Award winning author of horror novels and short fiction. She has also written historical fiction for young adults. Her first short horror story, Whittler, was published in David B.… …   Wikipedia

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