Definition of Ratteners

1. rattener [n] - See also: rattener



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ratteners

rattail
rattail cactus
rattail fish
rattailed
rattails
rattan
rattan cane
rattan palm
rattans
ratted
ratteen
ratteens
ratten
rattened
rattener
ratteners
rattening
rattens
ratter
ratteries
ratters
rattery
ratticide
ratticides
rattier
rattiest
rattily
rattiness
rattinet
rattinets

Literary usage of Ratteners

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1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"... of Sheffield ratteners. As if Coercion Acts were directed against these kinds of offenders. Thursday.—Names of New Charity Commissioners announced. ..."

2. Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to All Ages by Benjamin Vincent, Joseph Haydn (1906)
"CAMORRA, a secret society of plunderers and ratteners, exacting money from shopkeepers and traders, in Naples (said to have originated from the extreme ..."

3. Memorials of Edinburgh in the Olden Time by Daniel Wilson (1891)
"... so were freed from the charge of rioting.1 Possibly, however, the craftsmen were a match for my lord, like the unionists and ratteners of later days. ..."

4. Charles Reade, Dramatist, Novelist, Journalist: A Memoir Compiled Chiefly by Charles L. Reade (1887)
"Ever since the Sheffield ratteners thought fit to honour him with a murderous menace, his dislike and distrust of the British workman became more and more ..."

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