noun Etymology: Middle English whitrat, from white, whit white + rat rat Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish weasel

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  • Whittret — Whit tret, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A weasel. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • whittret — ˈ(h)witrə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English whitrat, from whit white + rat chiefly Scotland : weasel * * * whittret, it, ick var …   Useful english dictionary

  • whittret — whit·tret …   English syllables

  • áápaiai — weasel; synonyms (n) informer, sneak, troublemaker, vare, whittret, (v) equivocate, evade, hedge, confess, dodge, pussyfoot …   Blackfoot - English thesaurus dictionary

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