Bickerton, Hodgeman and whetter had been out forty-three days to the west and had food for forty days only.
Hannam, whetter and I were the only inhabitants of the Hut at the time.
I perceive thou art possessed by a demon, and surmise that the whetter of Appetite is leading thee in the path of destruction.
Boxes in which whetter used to carry ice for domestic requirements were as a rule short-lived.
Hodgeman joined whetter and Bickerton in preparation for the air-tractor sledge's trip to the west.
whetter would describe some delicate surgical operation, while I talked about machinery.
I awakened the others, and whetter and I got out, leaving Close inside to hang on to the bag.
This proved to be Bickerton, Hodgeman and whetter returning from their trip along the west coast.
Caruso was brought inside, and, whilst whetter administered chloroform, McLean sewed up the wound.
There was whetter, who replenished the water-supply from the unfailing fountain-head of the glacier.
Old English hwettan, from Proto-Germanic *khwatjanan (cf. Old Norse hvetja "to sharpen, encourage," Middle Low German, Middle Dutch wetten, Old High German wezzan, German wetzen "to sharpen," Gothic ga-hvatjan "to sharpen, incite"), from an adjective represented by Old English hwæt "brave, bold," Old Saxon hwat "sharp," from Proto-Germanic *khwataz, from PIE root *qwed- "sharp" (cf. Sanskrit codati "incites," literally "sharpens"). Figurative sense was in Old English.