fet·​tler | \ ˈfetᵊlə(r), -et(ᵊ)l- \
plural -s

Definition of fettler

: one that fettles: such as
a chiefly British : a repairman or maintenance man (as on a railway)
b : a pottery worker who smooths greenware with a knife, felt, emery, and a wet sponge
c : a worker who sands or cuts excess glaze from tile

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fettle entry 2 + -er

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“Fettler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fettler. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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