A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STOAT

Fri, 21 Oct '22
Weaselly animal
Sun, 18 Sep '22
Animal that turns white in the winter
Fri, 8 Jul '22
Source of some fur
Thu, 7 Jul '22
Ferret look-alike
Thu, 4 Nov '21
Ermine, in the summer
Wed, 17 Mar '21
Animal that's a little weaselly?