from The Century Dictionary.
- noun See
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He reckoned I wanted to puzzum him same as if he were a ratton, and when I'd putten the saim and honey on his chest he said I'd lapped him up i 'fly-papers.
 The Tibetans have three distinct kinds of goats: the _rabbu_, or large woolly animal, such as the one I had purchased; the _ratton_, or small goat; and the _chitbu_, a dwarf goat whose flesh is delicious eating.
The _rabbu_ and _ratton_ are the two kinds generally used for carrying loads, and they have sufficient strength to bear a weight not exceeding 40 lbs. for a distance of from five to eight miles daily over fairly good ground.
"Not a ratton -- forward there, Dick!" said the man behind, and the man with the bushy beard advanced, rising as he did so till I could see the ties of tarry cord with which he looped up his corduroy small-clothes.
MacLennan SNR (1909), 18; differs: 2. 3-4 I got a muckle ratton, rinnin 'doon the stair.
S.ratton Corporation today announced that John S. S.iely plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer
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