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Definitions of Mice

  1. pl of Mouse.
  2. of Mouse
  3. The common name for the species Mus musculus.
  4. Small animals with teeth formed for gnawing, that infest houses, granaries, etc.
  5. Mouse.
  6. Plural of MOUSE.
  7. Of mouse, which see.
  8. A well- known little animal that infests houses, granaries, & c.
  9. To watch for and catch mice, as a cat.
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Quotes of Mice

  1. I have a very bad relationship with mice – Casey Affleck
  2. I can always tell when the mother in law's coming to stay; the mice throw themselves on the traps. – Les Dawson
  3. Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts. – Elizabeth I
  4. I loved working on Of Mice and Men. It was a wonderful group of people. John Malkovich is to me one of the best actors around right now -and a lot of fun to work with. – Sherilyn Fenn
  5. If you build a better mousetrap, you will catch better mice – George Gobel
  6. Cat: a pygmy lion who loves mice hates dogs, and patronizes human beings. – Oliver Herford
  7. The majority of the members of the Irish parliament are professional politicians, in the sense that otherwise they would not be given jobs minding mice at crossroads. – Flann O'Brien
  8. People don't like to feed live mice and rats to their snakes. Now we have a regular meat food that they will eat. Ninety percent of the snakes will eat this food and love it. – Dick Van Patten
  9. Always expect the unexpected. Right around Thanksgiving, when the new Alex Cross will be out. It's called Four Blind Mice and it's a pretty amazing story about several murders inside the military. – James Patterson
  10. If a farmer fills his barn with grain, he gets mice If he leaves it empty, he gets actors. – Walter Scott
  11. The cat with gloves catches no mice – Navjot Singh Sidhu
  12. It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice – Deng Xiaoping

Usage examples for Mice

  1. 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
  2. Every woman is born knowing how mice delight to hide in skirts. – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  3. Mice had doubtless carried off every vestige of such, long since. – The Boarded-Up House by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  4. I'm afraid we have mice in the provision room. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  5. That was unfortunate for the mice – The Tale of Solomon Owl by Arthur Scott Bailey
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. " Pet mice asleep in your boots," responded Ethel. – A Poached Peerage by William Magnay
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. I can recommend mice when nothing more substantial is to be obtained. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  13. Even the First Friend is not quick enough to catch little mice as you have done. – Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
  14. " No, I suppose not," replied the girl; " but I always thought pussys liked mice – Dot and Tot of Merryland by L. Frank Baum
  15. Fewer servants; more mice – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  16. When the cat's away, the mice play. – My Book of Indoor Games by Clarence Squareman
  17. " 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
  18. " Quiet as mice said Jonah. – The Brother of Daphne by Dornford Yates
  19. Red- backed mice were numerous in most localities where Alcorn trapped. – Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway by Rollin H. Baker
  20. As quiet as mice too. – A Dominie in Doubt by A. S. Neill

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