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whittle

verb [T] uk   /ˈwɪt.l̩/ us    /ˈwɪt̬-/
to make something from a piece of wood by cutting off small, thin pieces: An old sailor sat on the dockside, whittling a toy boat.
Translations of “whittle”
in Spanish tallar…
in French tailler au couteau…
in German (zurecht)schnitzen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用木頭)削製,削成…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用木头)削制,削成…
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