weasel


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weasel

small, short-legged, serpentine-bodied carnivore of great agility and voracity. Tawny colored, some turning white in winter. Members of the family Mustelidae. Called also Mustela spp., e.g. M. nivalis (common weasel).
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He was yet to learn that for size and weight the weasel was the most ferocious, vindictive, and terrible of all the killers of the Wild.
The weasel let go the cub and flashed at the she-wolf's throat, missing, but getting a hold on the jaw instead.
The eyes, which were fixed steadily upon the barking dog, were small and sparkling and looked like the eyes of a weasel.
A BAT who fell upon the ground and was caught by a Weasel pleaded to be spared his life.
You will see a weasel holding a young rabbit in the window.
But you just got to come to Weasel Park to-morrow, Saxon.
The hawks and weasels and 'coons were so many Dowsetts, Lettons, and Guggenhammers that struck at him secretly.
The poor Marionette was caught in a trap set there by a Farmer for some Weasels which came every night to steal his chickens.
6 billion years, and Mr Shield should know, because his letter is full of weasel words.
Treaty 7 Grand Chief Charles Weasel Head, said the government's "words were well-crafted.
A WEASEL gets the flight of its life after picking on a woodpecker.
Shortly after I moved to my property 15 years ago, I found a dessicated weasel in the barn.