Polecats may be considered in the brute creation what the Kalushes are among men.
"A New Voyage Round the World, in the years 1823, 24, 25, and 26, Vol. 2" by Otto von Kotzebue
Two old birds and five young defending themselves against two polecats (30 pounds).
"Practical Taxidermy" by Montagu Browne
Dey tu'n erway frum him lack he wuz a polecat.
"Shawn of Skarrow" by James Tandy Ellis
Many a rat, and stoat, and polecat had reason to wish them far away, I can tell you.
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
There was the envious Kenrick and the savage Wolcot, the asp George Steevens, and the polecat John Williams.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
THE CUB AND THE POLECAT.
"Creatures of the Night" by Alfred W. Rees
It was at Polecat Station, Caroline County, and it was greeted with enthusiasm by all but the two or three Yankees in the train.
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
And foxes and martens and buzzards and polecats and ermines are to be preserved for five years.
"The Old Willow Tree and Other Stories" by Carl Ewald
Stan' up like a man, ye polecat!
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
Even Mr. Dog doesn't stop to argue with Mr. Polecat.
"The Hollow Tree and Deep Woods Book" by Albert Bigelow Paine