colemouse
Coletit Cole"tit` or Coaltit Coal"tit, n. (Zo["o]l.) A small European titmouse ({Parus ater}), so named from its black color; -- called also {coalmouse} and {colemouse}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Colemouse — Cole mouse , n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Coletit}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • colemouse — var. of COALMOUSE. * * * colemouse var. of coalmouse, a bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • coalmouse — Coletit Cole tit or Coaltit Coal tit, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European titmouse ({Parus ater}), so named from its black color; called also {coalmouse} and {colemouse}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coaltit — Coletit Cole tit or Coaltit Coal tit, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European titmouse ({Parus ater}), so named from its black color; called also {coalmouse} and {colemouse}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coletit — Cole tit or Coaltit Coal tit, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European titmouse ({Parus ater}), so named from its black color; called also {coalmouse} and {colemouse}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parus ater — Coletit Cole tit or Coaltit Coal tit, n. (Zo[ o]l.) A small European titmouse ({Parus ater}), so named from its black color; called also {coalmouse} and {colemouse}. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coalmouse — n. (also colemouse) (pl. mice) = coal tit. Etymology: OE colmase f. col COAL + mase as TITMOUSE …   Useful english dictionary

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