Definition of Foulmart

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

Exact synonyms: Fitch, Foumart, Mustela Putorius, Polecat
Generic synonyms: Mustelid, Musteline, Musteline Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Mustela, Mustela
Specialized synonyms: Ferret



Definition of Foulmart

1. foumart [n -S] - See also: foumart

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foulmart

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foulders
foule
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foulmart (current term)
foulmarts
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foulnesses
fouls
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found
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found object
found objects
found out
foundation
foundation's

Literary usage of Foulmart

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1. The Badminton Magazine of Sports & Pastimes edited by Alfred Edward Thomas Watson (1900)
"One morning at Isel (he says) they found a mark immediately, in a large stone heap. The foulmart bolted, and was immediately killed. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1889)
"foulmart. A polecat. North. "A fox and a/o/m«-/," Reliq. Antiq. i. 85. ... Same as foulmart, q. т. FOUTRA. A foutra for you, ie a fig for jos. in contempt. ..."

3. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"1570; Orel. and Reg. p. 272 ; Arch. xxi. 52. foulmart. A polecat. North. ... Same as foulmart, qv FOUTRA. A foutra for you, ie a fig for you, in contempt. ..."

4. The Climate of London by Luke Howard (1818)
"... he beard something scratch at the kitchen-door; thinking it was the cat, he opened the door; a large foulmart (or polecat) rushed past him, ..."

5. The History of the Parish and Grammar School of Sedbergh, Yorkshire by A. E. Platt (1876)
"In one year I find: "To an otter head, 1s.? in another: " foulmart's heads, 3-? ... 6d., 35 foulmart's at 2d., 5^. lod." The doup, I am informed, ..."

6. The North Lonsdale Magazine and Lake District Miscellany by James P. Morris (1867)
"... thinking it was the cat, he opened the door, and, to his great surprise, a large foulmart (or pole-cat) rushed past him, and sat down by the fire. ..."

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