fettler


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fettler

(ˈfɛtlə)
n
Brit and Austral a person employed to maintain railway tracks
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LONDON Fettler Piotr Lichon of New Pro Foundries in West Drayton, West London puts the finishing touches to the Iconic BAFTA Film Award masks ahead of the ceremony later this month.
Russell shows us Eddie Mabo working on a trochus shell boat, as a fettler in the railway, on the waterfront and as a gardener at James Cook University; as a family man with the support of Bonita and the children; as someone who was obsessively committed to having his title to his land recognized even as he sickened and died with cancer.
Depreciation makes the price drop like ice cream sales in November and on top of that, maintenance is reasonable at dealers and peanuts at your friendly neighbourhood fettler, while parts have always been among the lowest priced on the market.
Gurmukh Khaira, aged 26, of Chandlers Road, Leamington, who has been a fettler for six years, said: "It is good news to hear about the investment.
A jury at Chester Crown Court took nearly six hours to unanimously find Smith, an unemployed fettler, of Clayton Avenue, Buglawton, near Congleton, Cheshire, guilty.
However, he was not a wealthy pastoralist, but a railway fettler.
They included a scourer, a teaser, a fettler, a loom tuner, a presser and a foreman in the yarn department.
Mitt Romney greets supporters at his Nevada caucus night victory celebration in Las Vegas; Female soldiers march during a military parade commemorating the 20th anniversary of the failed coup attempt by President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, Venezuela; and Fettler Piotr Lichon of New Pro Foundries in West Drayton, West London puts the finishing touches to the Iconic BAFTA Film Award masks ahead of the ceremony later this month
Mr Anderson, who worked as a fettler at the British Engines Foundry in Glasshouse Street, St Peters in Newcastle, was injured while operating a machine used to cut through a metal casting.
Red Eye Promotions are moving to a bigger and better venue next month, so tomorrow night's performance at Nuneaton's Fettler and Firkin will be the last.
Smith (20), an unemployed fettler, of Clayton Avenue, Buglawton, near Congleton, denies murdering Claire on June 18 last year.
He was 29 and had been a woollen fettler at Robinson Bros mill in Marsden.