Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of ferret.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ferret.

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Examples

  • * And: Sam Stein ferrets out a fascinating nugget from Ari Berman's new book: Howard Dean accused Rahm of having "contempt" for the liberal base that put Obama in the White House.

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  • The phrase ferrets fighting in a sack leaps to mind...

    George Monbiot V Hazel Blears.

  • Except he calls the ferrets weasels and asks me how to open the cage.

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  • (note: the video was taken with a point and shoot with terrible sound and lighting - the carpet is also covered with ferret food from one of the guys dumping a bowl a few minutes before) 09: 17 in ferrets | Permalink

    ferrets

  • The thing with ferrets is that they’re not really focused animals.

    BU Blog Out: Tracy Morris — Fusion Despatches

  • Actually, they're called ferrets in England (and the rest of the world!) no matter what the colour is (sable, black, albino, champagne etc. there's loads of colours).

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  • The resolution, legally meaningless, wrongly calls ferrets "not indigenous" and proclaims

    Missoula Independent

  • For years the firm relied on a system of "ferrets," or managers who monitored trades, to spot problems.

    Bear CEO's Handling

  • A few bricks removed from the center gave access to the ground below and was not visible to "ferrets" crawling around under to building nor detectable by the "ferrets" big dogs.

    Moosburg Online: Stalag VII A (Oral history: Chaffin)

  • The Germans became escape-conscious, too, and 'ferrets' appeared in the compound, German security guards dressed in overalls and armed with torches and steel spikes to probe for tunnels.

    THE GREAT ESCAPE

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