mouse ear


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mouse ear any of various plants related to the common chickweed
    • n mouse ear small perennial herb having bright blue or white flowers
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In literature:

He is about the size of Danny Meadow Mouse but has larger ears and a longer tail.
"The Burgess Animal Book for Children" by Thornton W. Burgess
Saw a child to-day the very image of a mouse; two months' illness; large ears; black eyes; thin, bony hands; huddled together.
"Woman's Endurance" by A.D.L.
Titty Mouse gleaned an ear of corn, and Tatty Mouse gleaned an ear of corn.
"English Fairy Tales" by Flora Annie Steel
Miss Marvel, the school singing mistress, had no more voice than a mouse, and what was worse, no ear.
"The Rebellion of Margaret" by Geraldine Mockler
The poor mouse had turned quite white with fear and horror, and was trembling in every limb as it cried its news into the king's ear.
"The Field of Clover" by Laurence Housman
If it sounded nearer the next time it reached his ears, Dickie Deer Mouse promptly hid himself in any good place that was handy.
"The Tale of Dickie Deer Mouse" by Arthur Scott Bailey
Titty Mouse leased an ear of corn, and Tatty Mouse leased an ear of corn, So they both leased an ear of corn.
"Childhood's Favorites and Fairy Stories" by Various
He saith too that corn is to be planted when the oak leaves are as large as a mouse's ear.
"Standish of Standish" by Jane G. Austin
Master Meadow Mouse always had one ear that was listening for that slap.
"The Tale of Master Meadow Mouse" by Arthur Scott Bailey
His sharp ears could hear Danny Meadow Mouse running almost underneath him.
"The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse" by Thornton W. Burgess
For several hours Zachary remained still and the mouse dozed, woke with a start, twitched its ears, and waited.
"Mr. Wicker's Window" by Carley Dawson
So the weasel got on the ass's back and the mouse got into his ear, and away they went.
"The Irish Fairy Book" by Various
His own nag, a pin-eared Chinese pony of a peculiar mouse-gray color, had no particular gait.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
The people of Metapontum stamped their money with a mouse gnawing an ear of corn.
"Custom and Myth" by Andrew Lang
This is ranunculus, or buttercup, and this is mouse's ear.
"The Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction - German" by J. W. von Goethe
He had been thriftily "making a mitten out of a mouse's ear" for several weeks.
"King Spruce, A Novel" by Holman Day
Patti had been bitten by a mouse on the left ear.
"The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I" by James H. Mapleson
This made all the others frolic, too, so that the city mouse had to come and box their ears all around.
"The Cricket's Friends" by Virginia W. Johnson
His hide was fluffy and mouse-coloured; one of his ears hung down, while the other was always cocked up.
"The House of the Dead or Prison Life in Siberia" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The mouse will sit in my right ear, and I will swim out to the box.
"The Young and Field Literary Readers, Book 2" by Ella Flagg Young

In poetry:

Though small my basket, all my toil
Filled it with mouse-ears but in part.
I set it on the path, and sighed
For the dear master of my heart.
"Lamenting The Absence Of A Cherished Friend" by Confucius
Or, if her long tail gets uncurled
And sways but the least bit in the world,
And one of them makes a roguish nip
At it, or plays at mouse with the tip,
Somebody hears,
A loud boxed ears!
"The Three Little Kittens" by Clara Doty Bates

In news:

The Mouse gets his ears clipped .
Those aren't mouse ears: Disney sued by hijab -wearing former employee.
The be-mouse-eared beatmaker's Modify-made signature timepiece flashes his logo in signature LED green, boasts a glow-in-the-dark strap.
The new "Glow With the Show" Mickey Mouse ears light up in sync to Disney shows ( Walt Disney Co.
0 The new "Glow With the Show" Mickey Mouse ears light up in sync to Disney shows ( Walt Disney Co.
But in the African spiny mouse the team found that the ear hole does close, which is quite a feat considering the complex blend of cartilage, skin, hair, and other tissues that make up ears.
Michelle Carl/The Press TribuneMickey Mouse ears.
0 The new " Glow With the Show" Mickey Mouse ears light up in sync to Disney shows ( Walt Disney Co.
Mickey Mouse ears, Tinker Bell tumblers, Snow White nightshirts and other Walt Disney World souvenirs will be imported through the Port of Jacksonville.
Or it could be a new set of mouse ears on R2-D2.
Joey & Mary wear Mickey Mouse ears.
Sarah Jessica Parker's Waves and Mickey Mouse Ears.
'Star Wars' in Mickey Mouse ears.
Ever wondered why the propellers you see on the engines of most pontoon boats resemble Mickey Mouse ears.
Blood vessels (red) and the surrounding glands (green) come to life in this image of the microvasculature network inside a mouse ear.