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Search phrase: rat

Plays

 9 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
As You Like ItAYL III.ii.172that I was an Irish rat, which I can hardly remember.that I was an Irish Rat, which I can hardly remember.
CymbelineCym V.v.248.1As I would serve a rat.’As I would serue a Rat.
HamletHam III.iv.25 How now? A rat? Dead for a ducat, dead!How now, a Rat? dead for a Ducate, dead.
HamletHam IV.i.10Whips out his rapier, cries, ‘ A rat, a rat!’He whips his Rapier out, and cries a Rat, a Rat,
King LearKL III.iv.126for sallets, swallows the old rat and the ditch-dog,for Sallets; swallowes the old Rat, and the ditch-Dogge;
King LearKL V.iii.304Why should a dog, a horse, a rat, have life,Why should a Dog, a Horse, a Rat haue life,
MacbethMac I.iii.9And like a rat without a tailAnd like a Rat without a tayle,
The Merchant of VeniceMV IV.i.44What if my house be troubled with a ratWhat if my house be troubled with a Rat,
Romeo and JulietRJ III.i.100houses! Zounds, a dog, a rat, a mouse, a cat, to scratchhouses. What, a Dog, a Rat, a Mouse, a Cat to scratch

Glossary

 2 result(s).
brockbadger [contemptuous]; stinker, dirty rat
ratsbanerat poison

Thesaurus

 3 result(s).
poison, ratratsbane
rat poisonratsbane
rat, dirtybrock

Words Families

 5 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
RATBASICrat n
RATPEOPLEratcatcher n
RATPOISONratsbane n
RATSBANEBASICsee RAT
WATERANIMALwater rat n
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