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mousehole

[ mous-hohl ]
/ ˈmaʊsˌhoʊl /
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noun

the burrow of a mouse.
the entrance to a mouse's burrow.
a small hole resembling this.

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Origin of mousehole

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at mouse, hole
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