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Mouser   Listen
noun
Mouser  n.  
1.
A cat that catches mice; as, a good mouser is better than a dozen mousetraps.
2.
One who pries about on the lookout for something.






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"Mouser" Quotes from Famous Books



... the best mouser of all: quite the best business cat we ever had, with an astonishing intellect and a shrewd way of gaining her ends. She caught birds and mice as if she foraged for our whole family: she had an air of responsibility ...
— Concerning Cats - My Own and Some Others • Helen M. Winslow

... everybody figgered she didn't have much money else she'd stayed in the big house in Harniss. But, by Henry, since she's died it's come out that she was rich. Yes, sir, rich! She'd saved every cent, you see; never spent nothin'. A reg'lar mouser, she was—miser, I mean. And who do you suppose she's left it all to? Elviry, by the creepin'! Yes, sir, every last cent ...
— Fair Harbor • Joseph Crosby Lincoln

... owned a hen that was a fine mouser. She was seen constantly watching close to a corn rick, and the moment a mouse appeared, she seized it in her beak, and carried it to a meadow near by, where she would play with it like a young cat for some time, and then ...
— Anecdotes of Animals • Unknown

... had another hardship. His bed was places in a garret where there were great numbers of rats and mice, which ran over his face, and made a great noise. Dick at last bought a cat which was famous for being an excellent mouser. ...
— Cole's Funny Picture Book No. 1 • Edward William Cole



Words linked to "Mouser" :   house cat, Felis domesticus, Felis catus, domestic cat



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