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Verb: whittle  wi-t(u)l
  1. Cut small bits or pare shavings from
    "whittle a piece of wood";
    - pare
Noun: Whittle  wi-t(u)l
  1. English aeronautical engineer who invented the jet aircraft engine (1907-1996)
    - Frank Whittle, Sir Frank Whittle

Derived forms: whittled, whittles, whittling

Type of: aeronautical engineer, cut

Encyclopedia: Whittle, Daniel Webster