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whittret

/ˈwɪtrət/
noun
1.
(dialect) a male weasel
Word Origin
Old English whytrate, whittratt; perhaps from hwītwhite + rættrat
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  • These men are not ordinary cottars, Mr. whittret—you understand their position.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant
  • Fitzherbert and whittret had left the glen, with their band of attendants.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant

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