fettler

A person skilled at repairing tools or machinery

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Fettler — In strict terms a fettler is someone whose job it is to sand and grind small imperfections from metal and ceramic castings. In more general terms, it has come to mean someone who fiddles/tinkers with things (e.g. I ve spent all day fettling with… …   Wikipedia

  • fettler — noun a) A person who maintains railway lines. Hows tha doing fettler? b) Someone whose job is to sand and grind small imperfections from metal and ceramic castings …   Wiktionary

  • fettler — n. person who is an expert at fixing and repairing machinery or tools …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fettler — noun 1》 Brit. a railway maintenance worker. 2》 a person who fettles metal castings or pottery …   English new terms dictionary

  • fettler — fet·tler …   English syllables

  • fettler — /ˈfɛtlə / (say fetluh) noun 1. Mechanics, Metallurgy someone who fettles. 2. a person, usually one of a group, responsible for maintaining ballast, condition of sleepers and condition of running rail for a particular section of a railway line;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • fettler — n. 1 Brit. & Austral. a railway maintenance worker. 2 a person who fettles …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Walter Skelton — Walter Peden Joyce Skelton MBE (28 March 1883 – 21 May 1979) was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.Skelton was born in Boggabri, New South Wales, ninth child of a railway fettler, educated… …   Wikipedia

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