[ rat-n ]

  1. a rat.

Origin of ratton

1250–1300; Middle English ratoun<Old French raton, diminutive of ratrat

Words Nearby ratton

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How to use ratton in a sentence

  • Aw've summat i'th inside o' my box; but it looks like a brunt ratton, bi Guy!

    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
  • A sharper, seawnder set o' dog-teeth never snapt at a ratton!

    Lancashire Sketches | Edwin Waugh