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  • n. Alternative spelling of field mouse.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabing woods and fields and gardens.
  • n. any mouse inhabiting fields, as the campagnol and the deer mouse. See Campagnol, and Deer mouse.

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

  • n. any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens

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Examples

  • Wrap in greasepoof paper with two garlic cloves, a sprig of rosemary, two slices of onion and shredded fieldmouse to taste.

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  • In "Tinsel", Robertson urges us to "Tune to the frequency of the wood and you'll hear / the deer, breathing; a muscle, tensing; the sigh / of a fieldmouse under an owl".

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  • However, to his dismay he drew instead the peaceful pastures of Nearer Gaul, where not even a fieldmouse was stirring.

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  •   And besides, since winter is coming, the dying clammy ground cherry makes a good Pilgrim hat for the fieldmouse.

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  • Synopsis: A fieldmouse named Mrs. Brisby must move her family to a safe location before the farmer plows the field where they live, but her invalid son Timmy cannot go outside due to his pneumonia.

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  • And besides, since winter is coming, the dying clammy ground cherry makes a good Pilgrim hat for the fieldmouse.

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  • On the plus side, if this happened it'd mean we wouldn't have to hear Kate Moss mimble "Get the London look" like some sort of pikey fieldmouse every 15 minutes in her useless Rimmel adverts.

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  • Triplets is the dream, of course, although we hear that Lily Allen would be equally excited about giving birth to twins and then letting an orphaned animal like a fieldmouse or a bean goose suckle on her third nipple, hereafter known as 'the overspill nub'.

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  • Gifts weren't the usual tins of beans, soup, runner beans and one ornate bread mould of a wheatsheaf with a fieldmouse at the bottom - so not entirely like being back at primary school.

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  • And as the Home Guard and police are busy dealing with Farmer Peter Hawkes from over near Sutton Scotney, so Golly squeezes through a gap in the hedge almost fifty yards from the roadblock, and is across the road silent as an owl striking a fieldmouse.

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