ermine

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ermine

1. the European stoat, Mustela erminea.
2. the pelt of Mustela erminea.

ermine marks
small brown or black spots on a white section of coat surrounding one or more coronets; resembles ermine.
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A worryingly large number finished up parking their well-upholstered, ermined bums on the Lords' red leather seats.
Having ditched the ermined ones, the new chamber will be a dog's breakfast, specifically designed to be no competition at all to the indigestible fare dished up in the Commons.
But still, I ask myself, is it wise to have the leader of the House of Lords, M'Lady Jay, leading the Labour charge against Lord Lauderdale and the other ermined idiots whose ancestors bought, fought or slept their way into the Upper Chamber.
Paul Adams also hit a det ermined 27 before being caught behind off wholehearted seamer Dean to atone for his earlier error in dropping Cronje in the deep off Roberts when he had made a mere 150.
The recently ermined Lord Hutton banked a pounds 65,000 pay-off from the Commons before collecting a nice little earner from a US nuke firm after championing the atom as Energy Secretary.
Why couldn't the Queen stay at home with the corgis instead of being dragged out to perform a pointless ritual in front of that bunch of ermined clowns and brown noses -in -waiting?
The only shame is he won't be taking the ermined has-beens and never-weres with him by abolishing the retirement home for former politicians.