Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who fixes or prepares.

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  • noun A person who maintains railway lines.
  • noun Someone whose job is to sand and grind small imperfections from metal and ceramic castings.
  • noun by extension Someone who fiddles or tinkers with things.
  • noun slang, UK, Lancashire A friend or mate

Etymologies

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fettle + -er

Examples

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

    December 6, 2007