Definitions of ferret:
  • noun:   domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits
  • noun:   ferret of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct
  • verb:   hunt with ferrets
  • verb:   hound or harry relentlessly
  • verb:   search and discover through persistent investigation
    Example: "She ferreted out the truth"

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