"rattening" Definition

  1. the punishment inflicted on non-unionists by Sheffield grinders, through the instrumentality of “Mary Ann.” _See_ Parliamentary Inquiry Report on the subject.

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Position in the dictionary: 2809 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: rattlecap, rattler, rattletrap, rattling, raw, re-raw, reach me downs, reader, ready, ready-reckoners
Previous words in the dictionary: rather!, rat, raree-show, rapscallion, rapping, rap, rantipoll, ranker, rank, randy

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