FERRET MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Ferret Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The iron used for trying the melted glass to see if is fit to work, and for shaping the rings at the mouths of bottles.
  2. (n.) An animal of the Weasel family (Mustela / Putorius furo), about fourteen inches in length, of a pale yellow or white color, with red eyes. It is a native of Africa, but has been domesticated in Europe. Ferrets are used to drive rabbits and rats out of their holes.
  3. (n.) A kind of narrow tape, usually made of woolen; sometimes of cotton or silk; -- called also ferreting.
  4. (n.) To drive or hunt out of a lurking place, as a ferret does the cony; to search out by patient and sagacious efforts; -- often used with out; as, to ferret out a secret.


• Ferreted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (imp. & p. p.) of Ferret


• Ferretto Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) Copper sulphide, used to color glass.


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