whittling

[ hwit-ling, wit- ]
/ ˈʰwɪt lɪŋ, ˈwɪt- /

noun

the act of a person who whittles.
Often whittlings. a bit or chip whittled off.

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Origin of whittling

First recorded in 1605–15; whittle + -ing1
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