from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See ratten.


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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.

    More Tales of the Ridings

  • [26] 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.

    In the Forbidden Land

  • 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.

    In the Forbidden Land

  • "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.

    The Dew of Their Youth

  • MacLennan SNR (1909), 18; differs: 2. 3-4 I got a muckle ratton, rinnin 'doon the stair.

    Poussie Poussie Baudrons

  • S.ratton Corporation today announced that John S. S.iely plans to retire as Chief Executive Officer - Business News

  • * $ratton, are not to be tounteb foi datrameriro of At $bQ*f,

    A Collection of Articles, Injunctions, Canons, Orders, Ordinances, and ...


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