Ferret

Several other Mustelids also have the word ferret in their common names, including an endangered species, the Black-footed Ferret. The history of the ferret`s domestication is uncertain, like that of most other domestic animals, but it is likely that ferrets have been domesticated for at least 2,500 years. They are still used for hunting rabbits ....
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Ferret

• (n.) The iron used for trying the melted glass to see if is fit to work, and for shaping the rings at the mouths of bottles. • (n.) An animal of the Weasel family (Mustela / Putorius furo), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or white color, with red eyes. It is a native of Africa, but has been domesticated in Europe. Ferr...
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ferret

<zoology> An animal of the Weasel family (Mustela or Putorius furo), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or white colour, with red eyes. It is a native of Africa, but has been domesticated in Europe. Ferrets are used to drive rabbits and rats out of their holes. ... Origin: F. Furet, cf. LL. Furo; prob. Fr. L. Fur thief (cf. Fur...
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ferret

verb hunt with ferrets
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Ferret

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Ferret

Fer'ret noun [ French furet , confer Late Latin furo ; probably from Latin fur thief (cf. Furtive ); confer Arm. fur wise, sly.] (Zoology) An animal of the Weasel family ( Mustela or Putorius furo ), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or ...
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Ferret

Fer'ret noun [ French feret , dim. or fer iron, Latin ferrum .] (Glass Making) The iron used for trying the melted glass to see if is fit to work, and for shaping the rings at the mouths of bottles.
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Ferret

Fer'ret transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Ferreted ; present participle & verbal noun Ferreting .] [ Confer French fureter . See Ferret , noun ] To drive or hunt out of a lurking place, a...
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Ferret

A domesticated animal and friend of man for over 2000 years. Ferrets were domesticated from polecats much like dogs were domesticated from wolves. Originally ferrets were used primarily for as working animals. They were used hunting and rodent control. Today, in the US, ferrets are kept as pets. In Europe, ferrets are still used for hunting as well...
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ferret

A satellite whose primary function is to gather electronic intelligence, such as microwave, radar, radio, or voice emissions.
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Ferret

an exceptionally poor batsman, even more so than a rabbit. Named because the ferret goes in after the rabbits. Sometimes referred to as a weasel for the same reason. See also walking wicket.
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ferret

Domesticated variety of the Old World polecat. About 35 cm/1.2 ft long, it usually has yellowish-white fur and pink eyes, but may be the dark brown colour of a wild polecat. Ferrets may breed with wild polecats. They have been used since ancient times to hunt rabbits and rats
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ferret

either of two species of carnivore, the common ferret and the black-footed ferret, belonging to the weasel family (Mustelidae).[1 related articles]
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Ferret

Ferret is slang for the penis.
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ferret

ferret, name for a domesticated polecat, Mustela putorius, common in the Old World. It has been used for centuries to hunt rats, mice, and rabbits. Domestic ferrets are found in many color types including albinos, brown, and black. The name is also applied to a related wild species, the North Americ...
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Ferret

Mythical NATO codename for mythical Mig-37 stealth fighter
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Ferret

Not-very-competent-at-all batsman, so called because he goes in after the rabbits.
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Ferret

Satellite using electromagnetic surveillance techniques.
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Ferret

The Daimler Ferret is a British armoured car first built in 1949, production finishing in 1971. Various models were produced, all manned by a crew of two. The early model Mk I was armed with a machine-gun mounted on its open top. By the Mk V the vehicle was fitted with a turret and could carry the Swingfire anti-tank missile. The Ferret has a top s...
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Ferret

The Ferret (Mustela furo) is the albino variety of domesticated polecat used for driving rabbits from their burrows. The ferret, being albino, is generally white in colour with pink eyes, but they often cross-breed with polecats to produce other coloured variations.
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ferret

[n] - domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits 2. [v] - hound or harry relentlessly 3. [v] - hunt with ferrets
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