Mousehole
Mousehole Mouse"hole`, n. A hole made by a mouse, for passage or abode, as in a wall; hence, a very small hole like that gnawed by a mouse. [1913 Webster]

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  • Mousehole — kornisch: Porthynys …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mousehole — For the drilling term, see Mousehole (drilling). Coordinates: 50°04′59″N 5°32′20″W / 50.083°N 5.539°W / 50.083; 5.539 …   Wikipedia

  • mousehole — n. entrance to the burrow of a mouse; hole gnawed by a mouse; hole which resembles a mousehole …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mousehole —    the vagina    Not necessarily viewed sexually:     Scissored her legs open and pulled a length of magician s scarves, knotted end to end, out of her mousehole. (Theroux, 1978) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • mousehole — /mows hohl /, n. 1. the burrow of a mouse. 2. the entrance to a mouse s burrow. 3. a small hole resembling this. [1425 75; late ME; see MOUSE, HOLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • mousehole — noun a) A hole through which a mouse enters a room b) The storage area on a drilling rig where the next joint of drilling pipe is held until needed …   Wiktionary

  • mousehole — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: Middle English moushole, from mous mouse + hole 1. a. : a mouse s burrow b. : a small hole (as in a baseboard) gnawed by a mouse 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital and Sanctuary — Mousehole Wild Bird Hospital and Sanctuary …   Wikipedia

  • Mousehole (drilling) — The mousehole is the storage area on a drilling rig where the next joint of drilling pipe is held until needed. This hole is in the floor of the rig, bored into the earth for a short ways, and usually lined with a metal casing known as a scabbard …   Wikipedia

  • Penlee Point, Mousehole — Penlee Point is a promontory near the Cornish coastal fishing village of Mousehole. It was the launching point of the Penlee lifeboat, which was lost in service in 1981 …   Wikipedia

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