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- v. To sabotage machinery or tools as part of an industrial dispute, particularly the tools of a workman who went against the union.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To deprive feloniously of the tools used in one's employment (as by breaking or stealing them), for the purpose of annoying.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To play mischievous tricks upon, as an obnoxious person, for the purpose of coercion or intimidation.
- n. A rat.
His iron temperament was at white heat, and, as he afterwards said, he "cared no more for yon dirty chap wi 'the big nose, nor if he were a ratten 3 in a hayloft!"
His iron temperament was at white heat, and, as he afterwards said, he "cared no more for yon dirty chap wi 'the big nose, nor if he were a _ratten_  in a hay-loft!"
If A contracts with B, and breaks his contract, B has no need to ratten A: he can sue him.
Nu hebben wij zelf thuis twee tamme ratten dus de kans ...
Dat ontdekten onderzoekers van Texas Woman's University door onderzoek op ratten.
If her rites at Eleusis arc the special object of ratten tion amdng the
But this unhappy lad devoured his patrimony, when he kenned that he was living like a ratten in a Dunlap cheese, and diminishing his means at a’ hands.
It’s often stated that the tusks might be used in display or fighting, but there is also the old idea that the tusks allow males to push their way through dense stands of ratten cane, thereby allowing tusk-less females and juveniles to follow in single file behind.
"Niver heed th 'muck; come thi ways in, for tha lukes like a hauf-draand ratten; tha'll catch thi deeath o' cold if tha hasn't summat warm.
A 2000 studie gepubliceerd in het American Journal of Pathology aangetoond dat een enkele injectie van het adjuvans squaleen in ratten leverde "chronische, immuun-gemedieerde joint-specifieke ontsteking ', ook wel bekend als reumatoïde artritis.
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