from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various arboreal rodents of the genus Sciurus and related genera of the family Sciuridae, having a long flexible bushy tail and including the fox squirrel, gray squirrel, and red squirrel. Also called tree squirrel.
- n. Any of various other rodents of the family Sciuridae, as the ground squirrel or the flying squirrel.
- n. The fur of one of these rodents.
- transitive v. To hide or store: squirreled away her money.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of the rodents of the family Sciuridae distinguished by their large bushy tail.
- n. A person, usually a freezoner, who applies L. Ron Hubbard's technology in a heterodox manner.
- v. To store in a secretive manner, to hide something for future use
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of numerous species of small rodents belonging to the genus Sciurus and several allied genera of the family Sciuridæ. Squirrels generally have a bushy tail, large erect ears, and strong hind legs. They are commonly arboreal in their habits, but many species live in burrows.
- n. One of the small rollers of a carding machine which work with the large cylinder.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A rodent quadruped of the family Sciuridæ and genus Sciurus, originally and specifically Sciurus vulgaris of Europe.
- n. In cotton manufacturing, one of the small card-covered rollers used with the large roller of a carding-machine. Also called urchin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
- n. the fur of a squirrel
“The name squirrel comes from the Greek skiouros, which means shadow-tailed, because the tail is big enough to shade the rest of the animal.”
Then, Donna will take them to what she calls "squirrel camp," where they will be in the wild on their own.
My chicken pot pie however trumps a milkbone and a squirrel is a good bit of fun to chase.
I am not sure of this either, for I have heard tell that the squirrel is the only animal that likes turpentine.
It's just that the title has the word 'squirrel' in it, laughs and that tends to throw people.
It is curious that the English word "squirrel" is from the G! and signifies "shady-tail."
The enviornmental impact of lead bullets in squirrel guns and deer rifles, or for that matter upland bird hunting or dove shooting, has to be minimal.
We still remember that certain squirrel that was in that certain oak tree like it was yesterday.
Its only a squirrel I don't think any squirrel is worth mounting unless you are getting it done for free.
Not that experienced but it's a lot of fun goin squirrel huntin.