Definitions

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.

Etymologies

mouse +‎ -kin (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 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

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.