2. Noun. Someone whose job is to sand and grind small imperfections from metal and ceramic castings. ¹
3. Noun. (by extension) Someone who fiddles or tinkers with things. ¹
4. Noun. (slang UK Lancashire) A friend or mate ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Fettler
1. a railway maintenance worker [n -S]
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Literary usage of Fettler
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Critic, and Quarterly Theological Review by James Shergold Boone, John Henry Newman (1798)
"It might be faid, that the fettler would raife flock for the public ... Government muft, therefore, to encourage the fettler, let him be the farmer, ..."
2. Impartial Thoughts Upon the Beneficial Consequences of Inrolling All Deeds by Francis Plowden (1789)
"... and other fons of the fettler by any other woman in tail male, ... daughter and daughters of the marriage, remainder to the fettler's brother for life, ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1791)
"... fettler were the owner of the fpot of land which he began to cultivate! he fells it at a ... fettler had recovered from woods, is farther improved, ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1791)
"... fettler were the owner of the fpot of land which he began to cultivate, he fells it at a ... fettler had recovered from woods, is farther improved, ..."
5. A Digest of the Laws of England Respecting Real Property by William Cruise (1804)
"... heir to the donor or fettler, and take it as fuch, and not as heir to the intermediate heirs; who need not be fo much as named in an ..."
6. Memoirs of the Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester (1790)
"... fettler were the owner of the fpot of land which he began to cultivate, he fells it at a ... of this fettler is to build an addition to his cabin. ..."