rat noun

ADJ. black, brown | laboratory | sewer | water

RAT + VERB scurry, scuttle A brown rat scurried across the road. | squeak | gnaw Rats had gnawed through the wires. | carry/spread disease

RAT + NOUN catcher The dog was a useful rat catcher in the warehouse. | droppings | poison

PHRASES rat-infested a rat-infested cellar