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[rat-n] /ˈræt n/
noun, Dialect.
a rat.
Origin of ratton
1250-1300; Middle English ratoun < Old French raton, diminutive of rat rat Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • A sharper, seawnder set o' dog-teeth never snapt at a ratton!

    Lancashire Sketches

    Edwin Waugh
  • The Rat occurs in the arms of ratton, which is a peculiarly good example of a canting coat.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

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