With its rattish
tail and upright legs, the Lacerta in Hevelius's atlas doesn't look very much like a lizard (see below and page 76).
WHEN promenading the other night, Mr Brocklebank suffered the indignity of being upended into a privet hedge by a passing bicyclist whose rattish
features bristled with street cunning.
We are saying this man is lewd, crude, disgusting, psychologically unstable and behaves in a reprehensible, rattish
and childish manner," Mr Sher said.