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doc Definition of ferret
    English to English
    noun
  • musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • An animal of the Weasel family (Mustela or Putorius furo), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or white color, with red eyes. It is a native of Africa, but has been domesticated in Europe. Ferrets are used to drive rabbits and rats out of their holes.
  • source: Webster 1913
  • A kind of narrow tape, usually made of woolen; sometimes of cotton or silk; -- called also ferreting.
  • source: Webster 1913
  • The iron used for trying the melted glass to see if is fit to work, and for shaping the rings at the mouths of bottles.
  • source: Webster 1913
    verb
  • hound or harry relentlessly
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • hunt with ferrets
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • search and discover through persistent investigation
  • She ferreted out the truth.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • To drive or hunt out of a lurking place, as a ferret does the cony; to search out by patient and sagacious efforts; -- often used with out; as, to ferret out a secret.
  • source: Webster 1913
    English to Tagalog
    verb
  • [fér-ret] Bakasin; pag-usigin
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Español-Tagalog
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