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ratton

[ rat-n ]
/ ˈræt n /
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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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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!

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

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

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