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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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The more avaricious stoats dressed regally in their coats of ermine now possess that cloak of anonymity which will make them even more rapacious hunters.
Butterfly Conservation says it is the season for ermine moths.
Delivery of new rail brakes and hydraulic remaggregaten, including the components of the Ermine trams (Siemens MGT-6.
The Strange Case of Ermine de Reims: A Medieval Woman Between Demons and Saints
Yesterday's action also saw a 34-yearold Lithuanian man arrested in Ermine Road, Hoole, Chester, in the early hours of this morning.
So, if I can't dress up in ermine, I might as well dress up as a fairy godmother" Ann Widdecombe, former Tory minister, now a pantomime star "Robert's thick skin has become so dinosaurdense that you just want to shout at him" Actor Hugh Bonneville on his character, Lord Robert, in Downton Abbey
Blumenfeld-Kosinski explores the life and experiences of French visionary Ermine (1347-96) by looking at her world in Reims during the turmoil of the great schism in the church, the state of her widowhood, the economic constraints she experienced, and her status as a member of one of the different groups of quasi-religious women.
Ermine (ermine)--white background with black tails all over
SEEING the newly-titled Karren Brady in her ermine takes me back to when she was in charge at Birmingham City and my home phone rang at 7.
And when Scotland is independent, we will get shot of this obscene ermine factory forever.
One who may be worth supporting, however, is the Charlie Hills-trained newcomer Ermine Ruby in the Ladbrokes Maiden Stakes.