ratton

[ rat-n ]
/ ˈræt n /

noun Dialect.

a rat.

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Origin of ratton

1250–1300; Middle English ratoun<Old French raton, diminutive of ratrat
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Example sentences from the Web for ratton

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

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

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