This man had a mate who made such a big kettle, that the man at one side could not hear the rivetting at the other!
To see it is a matter of trifling difficulty, except on one particular day—that devoted to the rivetting of the chaine.
He was rivetting a plate of copper on the hull of the Daisy.
It was a big thing: water-tank, grindstone, a table for rivetting, a little anvil and a big wheel—all built upon a barrow.
Anything want grinding, rivetting or soldering, anything to mend?
She realised from the fixed stare which he was rivetting on her that Julien had surmised rightly.
The large rings are much worn, and have been ingeniously repaired by rivetting a new piece to each.
These letters were addressed to Maccari's wife, and contained what is termed "rivetting" evidence.
My unfortunate misconception of painful facts may have been the means of rivetting those irons upon your limbs.
rivetting is, perhaps, the best mode, as it is not liable to shake loose by the vibration of the hammer.
c.1400, from Old French rivet "nail, rivet," from Old French river "to clench, fix, fasten," possibly from Middle Dutch wriven "turn, grind," related to rive (v.). The English word may be directly from Middle Dutch.