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mousehole

[mous-hohl] /ˈmaʊsˌhoʊl/
noun
1.
the burrow of a mouse.
2.
the entrance to a mouse's burrow.
3.
a small hole resembling this.
Origin of mousehole
late Middle English
1425-1475
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75; See origin at mouse, hole
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n.

early 15c., from mouse (n.) + hole (n.).

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