adjective see ferret I

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  • ferrety — ferret ► NOUN 1) a domesticated albino or brown polecat, used for catching rabbits. 2) informal a search. ► VERB (ferreted, ferreting) 1) hunt with ferrets. 2) search for something in a place or container. 3) …   English terms dictionary

  • ferrety — ˈferə̇d.ē adjective Etymology: ferret (I) + y : suggestive of a ferret into his ferrety eyes there came a gentler look Norman Douglas …   Useful english dictionary

  • ferrety — See ferreter. * * * …   Universalium

  • ferrety — adjective Ferretlike …   Wiktionary

  • ferrety — fer·rety …   English syllables

  • ferret — I. noun Etymology: Middle English furet, ferret, from Anglo French firet, furet, from Vulgar Latin *furittus, literally, little thief, diminutive of Latin fur thief more at furtive Date: 14th century 1. a. a domesticated usually albino, brownish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cardiospermum — Cardiospermum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Martina Klein — Ella misma Nombre real Martina Klein Korin Nacimiento 7 de diciembre …   Wikipedia Español

  • ferret — ferret1 ferreter, n. ferrety, adj. /fer it/, n. 1. a domesticated, usually red eyed, and albinic variety of the polecat, used in Europe for driving rabbits and rats from their burrows. 2. See black footed ferret. v.t. 3. to drive …   Universalium

  • ferretlike — adjective Resembling a ferret or some aspect of one. Syn: ferrety …   Wiktionary

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