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  • n. Plural form of gopher.

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Examples

  • I believe in the right to own guns and think that shooting gophers is an honorable pasttime.

    Guns for Burns

  • I think Bill Murray should be a defendant in this lawsuit since his failure to destroy the gophers is undoubtedly the ultimate cause of this plaintiff’s problem.

    Friday Follies 2.11 « A Progressive on the Prairie

  • I think Bill Murray should be a defendant [6] in this lawsuit since his failure to destroy the gophers is undoubtedly the ultimate cause of this plaintiff’s problem.

    A Progressive on the Prairie » Friday Follies 2.11 » Print

  • They belonged to one of the little underground creatures, called gophers, that we have all about us.

    Life at Puget Sound: With Sketches of Travel in Washington Territory, British Columbia, Oregon and California

  • But chipmunks, woodchucks and 13-lined ground squirrels (sometimes called gophers) are also members of the squirrel family, even though they don't usually climb trees, and all live in Michigan.

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  • Research shows that while rock is weathered by precipitation and chemical breakdown to create soil, the soil itself is moved downslope in many landscapes primarily by the activity of small animals, such as gophers and squirrels, Perron said.

    valleys and ridges | clusterflock

  • Burrowing rodents, such as gophers, will often eat the roots.

    3 Production

  • The children served as 'gophers', go for this and go for that.

    Earth Fire

  • Before the arrival of farmers in the Wisconsin woods the small ground squirrels, called "gophers," lived chiefly on the seeds of wild grasses and weeds, but after the country was cleared and ploughed no feasting animal fell to more heartily on the farmer's wheat and corn.

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

  • After they were able to leave their nest and play, she went out hunting and brought in many kinds of birds and squirrels for them, mostly ground squirrels (spermophiles), called "gophers" in Wisconsin.

    The Story of My Boyhood and Youth

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