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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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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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