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rat-catcher Line breaks: rat-catcher

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Definition of rat-catcher in English:


A person whose job is to catch or destroy rats.
Example sentences
  • It is equally attractive to rats and is often used by rat-catchers to bait their traps.
  • He had a burning ambition to be a rat-catcher at an early age.
  • A few years ago, Owen, from Glusburn, would have been called the rat-catcher.
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