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Definition of Whet
WhetWhet 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
instigate. --Shak. WhetWhet Whet, n.
1. The act of whetting.
2. That which whets or sharpens; esp., an appetizer. ``Sips,
drams, and whets.' --Spectator.
Whet slate (Min.), a variety of slate used for sharpening
cutting instruments; novaculite; -- called also whetstone
slate, and oilstone.
Meaning of Whet from wikipedia
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