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  • proper n. A fictional grinning cat, made popular by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See cat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a fictional cat with a broad fixed smile on its face; created by Lewis Carroll

Etymologies

The term is attested since at least the 1790s. (Wiktionary)

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