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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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First the abhorred ferret seized and killed one of them, catching him outside the hole; then ruthless men dragged another to his doom when by unheard-of arts they had contrived a wooden snare, a destroyer of Mice, which they call a trap.
Their breast plates were of skin stretched on reeds, skilfully made from a ferret they had flayed.
The family friendly night will feature ferret racing like you have never seen before (no real ferrets will be harmed or even used).
ferrets still can't legally be at home in its biggest city.
MORE than 100 proud owners of cute and cuddly ferrets took part in an annual show at Yarm.
FOR 15 years, ferrets in New York City have been living in the shadows, outlawed under Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, who famously told a ferret fancier that "this excessive concern with little weasels is a sickness".
Ferrets are sexually dimorphic predators with males being substantially larger than females.
In addition to deer, swine, and wild boars, other animals, including monkeys, rats, ferrets, chickens, and bats, harbor HEV or HEV-like viruses (5-9).
I used to have ferrets years ago so I know how to handle them.
North Pennine Ferret Welfare homes 58 ferrets, with 34 permanent residents and the rest looking to be re-homed.
LOVESTRUCK ferrets have tied the knot in a romantic ceremony watched around the world.
Just over a century ago, hundreds of thousands of blackfooted ferrets roamed vast stretches of grasslands in North America known as the prairie.
Because ferrets rely on prairie dogs for food and shelter, their historical fate was to decline simultaneously with the majority of most prairie dog populations that were displaced by farming, removed to limit grazing competition with introduced domestic livestock, or devastated by sylvatic plague, a disease that was inadvertently introduced from overseas via flea-infested rats.
He stressed ferrets turfed onto the streets will not survive.
A Sex-change Falklands War veteran has told how ferrets helped her tackle her psychological demons.