Purse rat

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Purse rat (Zoöl) See Pocket gopher, under Pocket.
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Usage

In literature:

Adam had got off his chopping-block, and was listening with pursed lips and something of the expression of a terrier at a rat-hole.
"The Tidal Wave and Other Stories" by Ethel May Dell
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