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Overview of noun ferret

The noun ferret has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. black-footed ferret, ferret, Mustela nigripes

(musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct)

2. ferret

(domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits)

Overview of verb ferret

The verb ferret has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ferret

(hound or harry relentlessly)

2. ferret

(hunt with ferrets)

3. ferret out, ferret

(search and discover through persistent investigation; "She ferreted out the truth") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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