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Definition of Whittle

Whittle
Whittle Whit"tle, n. [AS. hw[=i]tel, from hwit white; akin to Icel. hv[=i]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. Whittle shawl, a kind of fine woolen shawl, originally and especially a white one.
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Whittle Whit"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Whittled; p. pr. & vb. n. Whittling.] 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. 2. To edge; to sharpen; to render eager or excited; esp., to excite with liquor; to inebriate. [Obs.] ``In vino veritas.' When men are well whittled, their tongues run at random. --Withals.
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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. 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.

Meaning of Whittle from wikipedia

- Whittle may refer to: Whittling, the carving of wood with a knife Whittle (name), a surname, and a list of people with the name Whittle, Kentucky Whittle...
- Richard Whittle (born 31 December 1981) is an English actor. Whittle first came to prominence as a model for Reebok in the early 2000s. He is known in...
- Whittles is a coach tour operator based in Kidderminster, England. Whittles was founded in 1926 in Highley taking miners to and from villages to the coal...
- Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAeS (1 June 1907 – 9 August 1996) was an English Royal Air Force air officer. He is credited with...
- Whittling may refer either to the art of carving shapes out of raw wood using a knife or a time-occupying, non-artistic (contrast wood carving for artistic...
- William Alfred Whittle (born April 7, 1959) is an American conservative political commentator and YouTuber. He has made videos for PJ Media as the presenter...
- Peter Robin Whittle AM (born 6 January 1961) is a British politician, author, journalist and broadcaster. He is a London ****embly Member (AM) affiliated...
- Christopher "Chris" Whittle (born August 23, 1947) is an American media and education executive. He is the chairman and CEO of Whittle School & Studios....
- British teenager Lesley Whittle was kidnapped on 14 January 1975 and her body discovered 7 March 1975. Whittle's kidnapping and murder dominated national...
- became trapped inside the game itself while playing with his friend Sarah Whittle. Twenty-six years later, siblings Judy and Peter Shepherd find the game...
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