Definition of Ferretings
1. ferreting [n] - See also: ferreting
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Literary usage of Ferretings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by Pond, Nathan Gillett, 1832-, Martha Joanna Lamb, John Austin Stevens (1890)
"Laval himself was happy in this, that his long life was to close in matters widely apart from the wrangling of transient governors and the ferretings of ..."
2. Diplomatic Documents Relating to the Outbreak of the European War by James Brown Scott (1916)
"... to publish in extenso the result of their ferretings in our secret papers. This would furnish a new and striking proof of the loyalty, the correctness, ..."
3. The Glands Regulating Personality: A Study of the Glands of Internal by Louis Berman (1921)
"... he cannot succeed where an automatic adjustment among the viscera does not follow his probings and ferretings of the unconscious. In the second place, ..."
4. A Voyage Round the World: In the Years 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, and 1804, in by John Turnbull (1805)
"Silk ferretings, six shillings and sixpence per piece. Sewing silks, one pound eleven shillings and three pence to two pounds four shillings and threepence ..."
5. The Book-hunter in Paris: Studies Among the Bookstalls and the Quays by Octave Uzanne (1893)
"... and, according to his own account, has by scent alone started some of the very finest hares by skilful ferretings in well-chosen corners. ..."