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- n. Plural form of mushrat.
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In the library she had not had much time to give them, but now she knew the luxury of stopping, gravely asking Bessie Clark whether her doll had yet recovered from its rheumatism, and agreeing with Oscar Martinsen that it would be Good Fun to go trapping "mushrats."
"Ah gee, lez -- oh, lez go down the lake and swipe some mushrats out of somebody's traps," Cy was yawning.
“Ah gee, lez — oh, lez go down the lake and swipe some mushrats out of somebody’s traps,” Cy was yawning.
Then, besides, I find a use fur the same in setting traps, fur mushrats ain't ther on'y kind o 'fur we bags araound these diggings. "