from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A little mouse.
  • n. A baby mouse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A little mouse.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little or young mouse.


mouse +‎ -kin (Wiktionary)


  • I know that you are playing with me just as a cat plays with a mouse; yet even the most piteous mousekin sometimes causes his tormentor surprise or disappointment by getting under a bureau or behind the stove, where, for the moment, she cannot paw him.

    Mince Pie

  • "Frisk about, pretty little mousekin," says grey Grimalkin, purring in the corner, and keeping watch with her green eyes.

    The Virginians

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