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Kettering

[ket-er-ing]
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noun
  1. Charles Franklin,1876–1958, U.S. engineer and inventor.
  2. a city in SW Ohio.
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Examples from the Web for kettering

Historical Examples

  • And, of course, he must also write to thank Mr. and Mrs. Kettering for their hospitality.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • Kettering's mild oath was simply intended by way of encouragement.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • And Kettering took up his cord again as if to continue his measuring.

    Cleo The Magnificent

    Louis Zangwill

  • Nature had been beforehand with old Kettering, and had made him one of her own mould.

    General Bounce

    G. J. Whyte-Melville

  • Old Kettering wanted to make his nephew a gentleman—that was it.

    General Bounce

    G. J. Whyte-Melville


British Dictionary definitions for kettering

Kettering

noun
  1. a town in central England, in Northamptonshire: footwear industry. Pop: 51 063 (2001)
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