Noun(1) musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct(2) domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits
Verb(1) hound or harry relentlessly(2) hunt with ferrets(3) search and discover through persistent investigation
(1) Each day he and his small team ferret out the wholesale price of produce, a difficult task, given that transactions between producers and wholesalers aren't disclosed and prices aren't displayed.(2) The wild black-footed ferret , indigenous to North America, is an endangered species.(3) Directors always see something in you that you have to kind of ferret out, in a way.(4) The predators included 13 raptors, ranging from great-horned owls to the American kestrel, and a domestic cat and a ferret .(5) she had the ability to ferret out the facts(6) Opposite me sat a man with a ferret or stoat (I'm not sure of the difference) sitting in the inside pocket of his jacket, from where it surveyed the rest of the carriage as he stroked its silky head.(7) The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service lists the black-footed ferret as an endangered species.(8) The black-footed ferret has come a long way since the late 1970s, when many people feared that it was extinct.(9) he had a quick ferret around(10) The black-footed ferret , swift fox, mountain plover, ferruginous hawk, burrowing owl, and other species are dependent upon prairie dogs to varying degrees.(11) Mr Smith then visited Saudi Arabia twice trying to ferret the truth out of the authorities.(12) The good folks at the American Physical Society have noticed this, and have even initiated a contest to help ferret out the reason for the equation's appearance.(13) The main purveyor is the ferrety Draco Malfoy, who brings a particularly Aryan look to his baleful glare and assorted discriminations.(14) I just ferreted this hole as I wanted to find out where all the bolt holes were before I gassed it, and as I had the nets in my pocket I thought ...why not!(15) But I thought of rats and voles and moles and stoats and ferrets .(16) If there's a story that has any connection with the Super Bowl, it will be ferreted out by 3,000 newspaper, radio and TV people.
(1) ferret out :: krimpvarkie uit
1. rummage ::
2. unearth ::
3. ferret out ::
Different Formsferret, ferreted, ferreting, ferrets
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