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Definition of the noun foulmart

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noun - plural: -

  1. dark brown mustelid of woodlands of Eurasia that gives off an unpleasant odor when threatened

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Google previewRSPB Spotlight: Otters (2016)

by Nicola Chester

Foulmart is the old name for the Polecat, but sweetmart is the name ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary and cyclopedia (1906)

a work of universal reference in all departments of knowledge with a new atlas of the world by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

fulmar, fulmare, fulmer, shorter forms of fulmart, fulmard, the polecat: see foulmart.] Same bsfoubnart. fulmar2 (ful mar), n. [A transferred use of fulmar1, the bird being so called from its extremely strong and persistent odor, and from its habit ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)

by William Dwight Whitney

foulmart, foumart (foul'miirt; in second form (80.), fou'miirt), n. [Formerly also ulmart, fulmar. fowmart, fumart, foumard; < E. fulmart, fulmard, fulmerd, folmard, fulmere, a polecat, < foul, ful, foul, + marte, a marten, gartly < AS. mearth, a marten, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century (1881)

by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps

FOULMART. A polecat.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Old English Language (1867)

Compiled from Writings of the XII. XIII. XIV. and XV. Centuries by Francis Henry Stratmann

fulmart foulmart, pole-cat, ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

Also folmarde, fulmerde, foulmart, and the like. Applied to a man as a term of contempt; Jonson in A TALE OF A TUB (1633): Was ever such a fulmart for an huisher To a great worshipful lady, as myself! fourteener. A line of fourteen syllables; ...

Google previewThe Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, Or, ... Curiosities of the South of Scotland ... (1824)

by John Mactaggart

The polecat; anciently foulmart, from its horrible smell ; mart, from its being of the species of martin. Fourpartdish. — An old measure, the fourth of a peck. Fows. — The house-leek, said to cure the dropsy. Fows — Prongs. Forks for hay. Foy.

Google previewDictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English, Containing Words from the English Writers Previous to the Ninetheenth Century which are No Longer in Use ... [etc.] (1857)

by Thomas Wright

A foulmart. Foo- ma. (Fr.) A foutra for you, an expression of contempt. FovrnY, adj. Mean; paltry. East. Fours', (1) adj. Not fresh; fusty. North. (2) s. (Fr.) A mean fellow; a Scoundrel.

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: F-M (1900)

by Joseph Wright

l FOULD, FOULMART, see Fold, sb.', Foumart. FOULTY, adj. e.An.l Paltry, trumpery, despicable. FOULZIE, see Fulyie, v. FOUMART, sb. Sc. Nhb. Dur. Cum. Wm. Yks. Lan. Chs. Der. Not. Lin. Nhp. Nrf. Ken. Also PWiI. Also ' written foumert ...

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Small photo of European Polecat (Mustela putorius) also known as a fitch, foumart, or foulmart during copulation, close up of male animal biting neck of female More...

Scrabble value of F4O1U1L1M3A1R1T1

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