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rat-catcher

n
(Professions) a person whose job is to destroy or drive away vermin, esp rats
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Noun1.rat-catcher - a workman employed to destroy or drive away vermin
working man, working person, workingman, workman - an employee who performs manual or industrial labor
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rat-catcher

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The world must remain in a reverent doubt as to whether he would, on the same principles, have presented a diplomatist to a dipsomaniac or a ratiocinator to a rat catcher.
Rat catcher Rentokil Initial has snared US rival Anderson Pest Solutions to continue its expansion across the Atlantic.
I remember hearing tales of an old rat catcher who took his lantern into the basements of the fifty odd pubs along Scotswood Road.
It has got hotter and hotter and so has the rat catcher, running around, wiping away the sweat as he chases after them.
The 43-year-old's failure to remove rubbish and overgrown shrubs from the premises meant that the rat catcher was unable to get to the source of the infestation to curb it.
55) recovered wellfromatardystarttofinish inches off winner Rat Catcher, with subsequent scorer Findog held in third, whenheavilybackedfora5f maidenatRipon.
The human factor plays a big role," Gunter Loschner, Hamelin's official rat catcher, told the local newspaper Deister und Weser Zeitung.
The mystery of the Pied Piper is solved with this charmingly expanded tale of the rat catcher and the town of Hamelin.
The competition for rat catcher jobs in Mumbai is stiff.
RAT catcher to washroom services firm Rentokil Initial has brushed aside a 27% fall in interim profits, as it reassured investors that the group was on track to deliver growth next year.
And a segment on a rat catcher who's also a chef seems like it would've been more at home on last month's ``That's Incredible'' reunion than on this documentary.
One of the most powerful pieces is "The Rat Catcher," by Franz Galich (Guatemala), the hair-raising tale of a man for whom eating live rats is an almost erotic and religious experience.

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