from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes or repairs kettles; a tinker.
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Whether it was the words of this address, or the tone in which it was uttered, need not be discussed; but it seemed to have the effect of bringing the old chief round, and when a basin of "kettler" was served out to him, he did not inquire what were the ingredients, but gobbled it up with evident gusto.
The rogue had wisely beforehand consulted Adair, who had approved of his proposal on the subject, and so excellent was his "kettler" pronounced, that from henceforward it was the everyday meal of the party; and though others tried to surpass him when their turn came, they all confessed that they could never do it, and it was voted that it was unequalled by the best Scotch hotch-potch, which it much resembled.
"kettler" for dinner or chocolate for breakfast and supper.
"I knew you'd like my ` kettler, '" he observed, with a self-satisfied air, as he sat down with his messmates, who gathered round him.
Say Jim, Is that a black face on that kettler or the typical dark coffee finish.
i bid at 35 la all plates no need the bar are all weight plates, i.e. kettler, aibi, etc, of the same diameter? and are those of dumbbells same as barbells too? do the makers follow some international standard ... or? please advise
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