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whittret

whitrick (ˈwɪtrɪk)

/ (ˈwɪtrət) /
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noun
dialect a male weasel
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Word Origin for whittret

Old English whytrate, whittratt; perhaps from hwīt white + rætt rat
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How to use whittret in a sentence

  • Fitzherbert and Whittret had left the glen, with their band of attendants.

    Merkland|Mrs. Oliphant
  • These men are not ordinary cottars, Mr. Whittret—you understand their position.

    Merkland|Mrs. Oliphant
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