ferret


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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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Their breast plates were of skin stretched on reeds, skilfully made from a ferret they had flayed.
Mating with a male ferret who has been vasectomised each time she comes into season can work well.
Recent independent studies indicate some promising trends concerning these furry friends, notes Rylee Moder, marketing analyst with Kaytee (http://www.kaytee.com) Products in Chilton, Wisconsin, whose Ferret Flex-E Fun-nel, Giant line of tubes and FerreTrail Roll-About Ball remain hot sellers.
Despite the growing use of influenza virus transmission studies in the field, there is a wide and often underappreciated heterogeneity among these studies with regard to assessing influenza virus transmissibility via airborne particles in the ferret model.
FERRETS are the latest pet craze as their fun and mischievous nature has seen demand soar, an expert has claimed.
It took an hour-and-a-half to rescue the ferret, who had crawled inside the appliance to keep warm.
One brave ferret saved Arnold Schwarzenegger's bacon in Kindergarten Cop.
Wilson was among several dozen ferrets who participated in the Lane Area Ferret Shelter and Rescue's 23rd annual Ferret Agility Trials, held Sunday afternoon at Emerald Park in west Eugene.
Despite the usefulness of the ferret animal model, the lack of ferret-specific reagents has severely hampered the ability to perform in-depth immunologic profiling.
While the plan has not yet been implemented, it is expected to significantly contribute to the efforts of wildlife biologists currently working on the ferret case.
These basic requirements--accurate direction finding and accurate navigation--drove the ferret's design.
''Why are we prohibiting an animal that has been domesticated?'' asked Ariel Jasper, a New York ferret enthusiast.
Years of lobbying by ferret owners has finally landed an audience in Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration, which says it could hold a hearing by the end of the year on a measure to make ferrets legal once again.
A BIRMINGHAM woman ended up in hospital when she was savagely bitten by a ferret - after the RSPCA told her to try to catch it.
A BABY ferret rescued from a busy road by two PCSOs has been named "Bobbie".