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  • noun Plural form of ferret.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of ferret.


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  • * And: Sam Stein ferrets out a fascinating nugget from Ari Berman's new book: Howard Dean accused Rahm of having "contempt" for the liberal base that put Obama in the White House.

    Happy Hour Roundup Greg Sargent 2010

  • The phrase ferrets fighting in a sack leaps to mind...

    George Monbiot V Hazel Blears. FIDO The Dog 2009

  • Except he calls the ferrets weasels and asks me how to open the cage. - RSS 2009

  • (note: the video was taken with a point and shoot with terrible sound and lighting - the carpet is also covered with ferret food from one of the guys dumping a bowl a few minutes before) 09: 17 in ferrets | Permalink

    ferrets 2010

  • The thing with ferrets is that they’re not really focused animals.

    BU Blog Out: Tracy Morris — Fusion Despatches 2010

  • The thing with ferrets is that they’re not really focused animals.

    2010 April — Fusion Despatches 2010

  • Actually, they're called ferrets in England (and the rest of the world!) no matter what the colour is (sable, black, albino, champagne etc. there's loads of colours).

    Personalized Query Rejections, for a limited time only! 2008

  • The resolution, legally meaningless, wrongly calls ferrets "not indigenous" and proclaims

    Missoula Independent Ted Williams 2010

  • For years the firm relied on a system of "ferrets," or managers who monitored trades, to spot problems.

    Bear CEO's Handling 2007

  • A few bricks removed from the center gave access to the ground below and was not visible to "ferrets" crawling around under to building nor detectable by the "ferrets" big dogs.

    Moosburg Online: Stalag VII A (Oral history: Chaffin) 1996


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