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.

Nearby words

  1. mouse-ear chickweed,
  2. mouse-hole,
  3. mouse-tooth forceps,
  4. mousebird,
  5. mousefish,
  6. mousemat,
  7. mouseover,
  8. mousepox,
  9. mouser,
  10. mousetail

Origin of mousehole

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

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