Whet

Whet

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1. The act of whetting.
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2. That which whets or sharpens; esp., an appetizer. "Sips, drams, and whets." Spectator.
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Whet slate (Min.), a variety of slate used for sharpening cutting instruments; novaculite; -- called also whetstone slate, and oilstone.
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