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whittle

verb

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to cause to diminish gradually by or as if by cutting off bits with a knife
  • He was sitting on the porch, whittling a stick.

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The first known use of whittle was in the 15th century

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“Whittle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/whittle. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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