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Synonyms for ferret

Synonyms for ferret

musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States

domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

hound or harry relentlessly

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hunt with ferrets

search and discover through persistent investigation

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Dorman, Revolt of the Provinces: The Regionalist Movement in America, 1920-1945 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993), 60, 79-80; Ferreter, Jay Sigmund's Wapsipinicon Vally, 2.
A statement issued on Monday, May 30, by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, "Zebari met with the NATO's Assistant Secretary General for Planning, Martin Howard, Deputy Commander of American Forces in Iraq for Training and Rehabilitation, General Michel Ferreter, and the Secretary General's Representative for the Caucasian and Central Asia, James Abatoria.
I would also like to thank my colleagues in the Twentieth-Century Working Group in the English Department at Baylor University for feedback on my oral presentation on some of the material in this essay, particularly Luke Ferreter for inviting me to deliver that paper and Kevin Gardner for suggesting Montserrat as the real-life model for Parker's fictional Macalla.
THE SEARCH for a missing ferreter became a murder hunt yesterday after a bag of blood- soaked clothes was discovered in woodland.
So, from time to time, he and his colleague call on the services of a ferreter to come and literally ferret the animals out of their burrows.