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Definition of To whet on
To whet onWhet Whet, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whetted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Whetting.] [AS. hwettan; akin to D. wetten, G. wetzen, OHG.
wezzen, Icel. hvetja, Sw. v["a]ttja, and AS. hw[ae]t
vigorous, brave, OS. hwat, OHG. waz, was, sharp, Icel. hvatr,
bold, active, Sw. hvass sharp, Dan. hvas, Goth. hwassaba
sharply, and probably to Skr. cud to impel, urge on.]
1. To rub or on with some substance, as a piece of stone, for
the purpose of sharpening; to sharpen by attrition; as, to
whet a knife.
The mower whets his scythe. --Milton.
Here roams the wolf, the eagle whets his beak.
2. To make sharp, keen, or eager; to excite; to stimulate;
as, to whet the appetite or the courage.
Since Cassius first did whet me against C[ae]sar, I
have not slept. --Shak.
To whet on, To whet forward, to urge on or forward; to
Meaning of To whet on from wikipedia
- The Northern
Owl (Aegolius acadicus) is a small
owl native to North
Owls are one of the smallest
- sign to
WQUL and on August
18, 2009, to
the current WHET
. On March
9, 2011, WHET changed their format to
cl****ic country, branded
as "US 97.7". "WHET
Mead is a 10.1 hectare Local Nature Reserve
in Es****. It is owned
by Braintree District
Council. This site was formerly
- stones, the term is based on
the word "whet
", which means to sharpen
a blade, not on
the word "wet". The verb nowadays usually
used to describe
owl (Aegolius ridgwayi) is a small
owl. It is a resident breeder
in the highlands
of Central America
from southern Mexico south to
- May 2018. "Ex-King To
Get Divorce". The Plain
Speaker. 11 September
2016 – via Newspapers.com. Moser, Whet
- Whetter Nunatak
(66°58′S 143°1′E / 66.967°S 143.017°E / -66.967; 143.017Coordinates: 66°58′S 143°1′E / 66.967°S 143.017°E / -66.967; 143.017) is...
may refer to
: Whetstone, a sharpening stone
used for knives
and other cutting tools
Hornfels, a type of stone sometimes called whetstone
- Prosybris? Genus Aegolius
owls, four species Genus
Asio – Eared
owls, 6–7 species Genus Athene
– 2–4 species
(depending on whether Speotyto
- The Bermuda
owl (Aegolius gradyi) was a species
of owl that was endemic to
Bermuda. It was described
from fossil records
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