This proves a temptation to the vermin too great to be resisted.
It is chiefly employed in destroying rats and other vermin, and in driving rabbits from their burrows.
One day there appeared upon the scene a piper clad in a fantastic suit, who offered for a certain sum of money to charm all the vermin into the Weser.
They were originally used to pursue foxes, badgers, otters and vermin.
One advantage of using edgings of this kind, especially in kitchen gardens, is that they do not harbour slugs and similar vermin, which all live edgings do, and often to a serious extent, if they are left to grow large.