noun Date: 15th century a catcher of mice and rats; especially a cat proficient at mousing

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  • Mouser — may refer to: A domestic cat used for hunting rodents. Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office, the official resident cat of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Mouser Electronics, an electronic component retailer. Mouser, 1983 computer game… …   Wikipedia

  • Mouser — ist der Name folgender Personen: Dru Mouser (* 1971), US amerikanische Schauspielerin Grant E. Mouser (1868–1949), US amerikanischer Politiker Grant E. Mouser, Jr. (1895–1943) US amerikanischer Politiker Mary Matilyn Mouser (* 1996), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mouser — Mous er, n. 1. A cat that catches mice; as, a good mouser is better than a dozen mousetraps. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. One who pries about on the lookout for something. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mouser — [mous′ər, mouz′ər] n. a cat, dog, etc., with reference to its ability to catch mice [a poor mouser] …   English World dictionary

  • mouser — (n.) cat that hunts mice, c.1400, agent noun from MOUSE (Cf. mouse) (v.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Mouser — Liste des chats du 10 Downing Street Le 10 Downing Street, résidence officielle du Premier ministre britannique a une longue tradition de possession de chats. Celui ci se voit donner le titre non officiel de Chief Mouser to the Cabinet Office… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mouser — Recorded in many forms including Maus, Mauser, Meuser, and diminutives Mausel, Meisel, Meissel (German, Swisse and Jewish), Mouse and Mouser (English), Muis and De Muys (Dutch and Flemish), Myska, Myszkor, and Myszkowski (Polish), and many others …   Surnames reference

  • mouser — UK [ˈmaʊsə(r)] / US [ˈmaʊsər] noun [countable] Word forms mouser : singular mouser plural mousers a cat that catches mice …   English dictionary

  • mouser — /mow zeuhr/, n. 1. an animal that catches mice: Our cat is a good mouser. 2. a person or thing that seeks or prowls, as if for prey. [1350 1400; ME; see MOUSE, ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • móuser — móuse traire. Mandar móuser lei fornigas : envoyer paître quelqu un …   Diccionari Personau e Evolutiu

  • mouser — mouse ► NOUN (pl. mice) 1) a small rodent with a pointed snout, relatively large ears and eyes, and a long thin tail. 2) a timid and quiet person. 3) (pl. also mouses) Computing a small hand held device which controls cursor movements on a… …   English terms dictionary

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