mouser

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From mouse +‎ -er.

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mouser (plural mousers)

  1. A cat that catches mice, kept specifically for the purpose.
  2. (chiefly Scotland, US) A moustache.
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 20:
      He was a pretty man, well upstanding, with great shoulders on him and his hair was fair and fine and he had a broad brow and a gey bit coulter of a nose and he twisted his mouser ends up with wax like that creature the German Kaiser […].

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mouser (plural mousers)

  1. moustache

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