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rattler

ra tuh ler

  • n  pit viper with horny segments at the end of the tail that rattle when shaken
  • n  a railroad train consisting of freight cars

  • In the argument that followed, the rattler bit him.
  • Then she put him in a cage with Kitty, a female rattler.
  • Thirteen belonged to the rattler (Crotalus) family.
News & Articles

  • Mr. FAMU: Tommy Mitchell, 73, stays close to his alma mater
    By Doug Blackburn Democrat senior writer -- Tommy Mitchell's Rattler roots run deep. Real deep. As Mitchell approaches his 74th birthday this Friday, his Rattler roots continue to grow and spread. He was recently re-elected to a second three-year term as president of FAMU's National Alumni Association.
    June 5, 2013 - Tallahassee Democrat
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    Dr. - 12:43 am Tommy Mitchell's Rattler roots run deep. Real deep. - 12:31 am
    June 5, 2013 - FSView
Quotes

  • Donald McMonagle in MLive.com
    I had a very understanding biology teacher in high school,said McMonagle, a 1970 graduate of Hamady High School. "I used to catch animals and bring them in to class, and one time I brought in a baby Mississauga rattler (rattlesnake)."
  • Rob Andrews in Philadelphia Inquirer
    McDermott isn't "a saber-rattler. He's a doer," said US Rep. Rob Andrews (D., Camden).

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