Definitions

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  • n. A person who maintains railway lines.
  • n. Someone whose job is to sand and grind small imperfections from metal and ceramic castings.
  • n. Someone who fiddles or tinkers with things.
  • n. A friend or mate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who fixes or prepares.

Etymologies

fettle + -er (Wiktionary)

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  • Australian (archaic) - a worker on railway lines.

    December 6, 2007