Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The leading genus of Muridæ, typical of the subfamily Murinæ. The term was formerly used with great latitude for the whole family and various other rodents. It is now restricted to species like the common house-mouse, Mus musculus; the common rat, M. decumanus; the black rat, M. rattus; M. sylvaticus, the wood-mouse of Europe; and M. minutus, the harvest-mouse of the same continent. It still includes a great many species of mice and rats, all indigenous to the Old World. Also
Musculus. See cut under harvest-mouse.
- n. An abbreviation of music, musical;
- n. of museum.
- n. type genus of the Muridae: common house mice; the tips of the upper incisors have a square notch
“Achshooly, ai mus leeb teh dansing to teh odder chzfrens….mus bisit mai dad!”
“The crew became introspective, each considering the overriding mystery posed by the Cyg'mus's seeming stability in the face of irresistible forces.”
“Nobody never in all this worl 'mus' live wi 'Elsie but Ol' Sophy,”
“I tell you, suh, I is done smell all de smells o 'mink an' mus 'an' puffume, but I ain 'nuver smell nuttin' like dat jail.”
“She war young, an 'mus' have been keerless, I reckon; though ez 'twar her fust baby, she moightn't hev been practised in holdin' it an 'sech, an' somehows it slipped through her arms an 'fell inter the ruver, an' war killed in”
“Every publisher approach 'mus' know he's bidding agains 'every other!”
“Ole Jamaica, yo 'mus' remembah, sah, is fifteen fathom below de ocean now.”
“Un I is bin say: 'Wut noung gal gwan do wit' ole Chris'mus 'cep' 'e do' joy 'ese'f?”
“But of yo 'mus' be white, w'y be hones 'of yo' can,”
“Look at de light in de stable -- sumpin 'mus' be de matter wid de Big Gray, or de ole woman wouldn't be out dis time”
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