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whittleverb [I/T]

 us   /ˈhwɪt̬·əl, ˈwɪt̬-/
to slice thin pieces from a piece of wood, or to form something from wood by slicing pieces off it: [I] He likes to whittle.
(Definition of whittle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whittle”
in Spanish tallar…
in Vietnamese gọt, vót…
in Malaysian meraut…
in Thai เหลา…
in French tailler au couteau…
in German (zurecht)schnitzen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用木头)削制,削成…
in Indonesian meraut…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用木頭)削製,削成…
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