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Definitions of Mice

  1. pl of Mouse.
  2. of Mouse
  3. Small animals with teeth formed for gnawing, that infest houses, granaries, etc.
  4. Mouse.
  5. Plural of MOUSE.
  6. Of mouse, which see.
  7. To watch for and catch mice, as a cat.

Usage examples for Mice

  1. I ain't afraid of mice, understand, but I don't like to feel their feet on my face." – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  2. Profound silence reigned here, unbroken save by occasional scurrying and squeaking of mice behind the wainscot, the gnawing of rats in the wall, or the ticking of the death- watch. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  3. Every woman is born knowing how mice delight to hide in skirts. – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  4. I can recommend mice, when nothing more substantial is to be obtained. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  5. He and one of his brothers caught all the mice they could, carried them to the house of the commandant of the garrison, which was opposite to theirs, gently opened the door, and let the mice loose in their new home. – The Story of General Gordon by Jeanie Lang
  6. I'd rather lose my white mice, and never see them again, than have them killed." – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  7. As quiet as mice too. – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill
  8. When the cat's away, the mice play. – My Book of Indoor Games by Clarence Squareman
  9. The cat became a great lord, and ever after hunted mice only for his own amusement. – Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 by Edward William Cole
  10. Even the First Friend is not quick enough to catch little mice as you have done. – Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  11. That was unfortunate for the mice. – The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey
  12. " Quiet as mice," said Jonah. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  13. " Yes; she makes a very pleasant companion, but admires herself a little more than is considered modest, and she positively refuses to catch mice," explained Margolotte. – The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  14. But though mice stirred all round them the cats of Ireland never turned a head that night. – The King of Ireland's Son by Padraic Colum
  15. Fewer servants; more mice. – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  16. Mice had doubtless carried off every vestige of such, long since. – The Boarded-Up House by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  17. Red- backed mice were numerous in most localities where Alcorn trapped. – Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway by Rollin H. Baker
  18. I'm afraid we have mice in the provision room. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
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