Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ordinary gray or brown Norway rat, Mus decumanus: so called as living in sewers.

Etymologies

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Examples

  •      Jack played the game according to corporate dictate, with the steel-plate facade and sewer-rat ethics big business demands.

    Winter Hawk Jack

  • I read about the verbal pasting Gwyneth gave that horrid sewer-rat Blears over her decision to split my county of Cheshire into two councils against all reason.

    Is there a by-election coming?

  • In choosing to live in a manner that would cause a punk sewer-rat to raise a dubious eyebrow,

    Gridlock

  • I once mentioned a little saweiety sheet, published in New York, under the title of Town Topics, because it afforded me a kind of languid pleasure to kick the feculent sewer-rat back into the foul cloaca from which it had crawled to beslime the ICONOCLAST.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 10

  • A peculiar species is found in the blood of the common frog, and another in that of the sewer-rat.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • Death on two legs Tearing me apart Death on two legs You've never had a heart of your own (You never did, right from the start) Insane, you should be put inside You're a sewer-rat decaying in a cesspool of pride Should be made unemployed Make yourself null-and-void Make me feel good I feel good TESTO TRADOTTO Non disponibile Drag to Playlist

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  • Death on two legs Tearing me apart Death on two legs You've never had a heart of your own (You never did, right from the start) Insane, you should be put inside You're a sewer-rat decaying in a cesspool of pride Should be made unemployed Make yourself null-and-void Make me feel good I feel good TESTO TRADOTTO Non disponibile

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