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whittling

[hwit-ling, wit-] /ˈʰwɪt lɪŋ, ˈwɪt-/
noun
1.
the act of a person who whittles.
2.
Often, whittlings. a bit or chip whittled off.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; whittle + -ing1
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whittlings

/ˈwɪtlɪŋz/
plural noun
1.
chips or shavings whittled off from an object
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