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Definition of Ferrety
1. suggestive of a ferret (a polecat) [adj]
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Literary usage of Ferrety
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Out and about London by Thomas Burke (1919)
"Strolling round Montagu Street the other night, I met, in one of the little Russian cafés, a man who pitched me a tale of woe—a lean, ferrety little man, ..."
2. Out and about: A Note-book of London in War-time by Thomas Burke (1919)
"... a man who pitched me a tale of woe—a lean, ferrety little man, with ferrety eyes and fingers that urged me to button my overcoat and secure all pockets. ..."