Meaning of ratcatcher


Pronunciation: (rat'kach"ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person, animal, or thing that catches and exterminates rats, esp. a person whose business it is to rid a property of rats.
  2. an informal fox-hunting costume, as a tweed jacket and tan riding breeches.
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