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whittle

Brit dialect a knife, esp a large one

Whittle

Sir Frank. 1907--96, English engineer, who invented the jet engine for aircraft; flew first British jet aircraft (1941)
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At $325, as shown, Tim's Serpentine Whittler is not for every budget, but for those who appreciate the best in quality, blades that walk and talk and the beauty of stag in hand, this folder has it all.
Recent Projects: City of Kodlak treatment plant upgrade, City of Cordova water system upgrades, Alaska Seafood International facility design, Whittler Access Road design & construction services, Anchorage Regional landfill expansion, North Slope Borough water/wastewater projects, FAA environmental projects, Anchorage International Airport drainage & deicing.
As hoboes hopped from place to place traveling the world to observe it, they often produced original art forms that only required the whittler to have a piece of wood, a pocketknife and a sharpening stone.
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Commenting on the announcement, Proxima chief financial officer Dennis Whittler stated, "While we continue to deny liability, the settlement of these lawsuits is in our stockholders' best interest.
The Vintage Stag line includes the Whittler, Mini Trapper, Barehead Peanut, Small Stockman, Eisenhower, Slimline Trapper, Medium Stockman and Copperlock folders.
For example, Dubinsky, Skinner and Whittler (1989) found that both attributions for a responses to low performing salespeople varied depending on the salesperson's work history (good/bad).