“The only offensive thing I have is a pair of incisors,” said the water-rat.
Indeed he had been known among his playmates in the old country as the “water-rat.”
"water-rat," whispers the Imp to the Elf, and we do not move so much as a hair, any of us.
Ray says, and Linnæus after him, that the water-rat is web-footed behind.
I have been told by peasants who had eaten them, that it is hardly preferable to that of the water-rat.
Come out, you water-rat,” cried Barnaby, “you son of a cinder!
Francis always assumed that everyone must be just as anxious about their common relative, the water-rat, as he was.
A water-rat came out of his hole and fed in the grass close by.
Light brown fur from water-rat, ribbed with narrow gold tinsel.
The surmulot, in some of its habits, resembles the water-rat.