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mousing definition

  • noun:
    • Nautical A binding or material shackle round the point and shank of a hook to prevent it from falling from an eye.
    • The act of looking mice.
    • A turn or lashing of spun yarn or tiny stuff, or a metallic clasp or fastening, uniting the point and shank of a hook to stop its unhooking or straighening aside.
    • A ratchet activity in a loom.
    • The act of hunting mice.
    • A turn or lashing of spun yarn or tiny stuff, or a metallic clasp or fastening, uniting the purpose and shank of a hook to stop its unhooking or straighening on.
    • A ratchet motion in a loom.
    • The work of seeing for or catching mice.
    • Nautical, just like mouse, 6.
    • In a loom, a ratchet-movement.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of mouse.
  • adjective:
    • Impertinently curious; prying; meddlesome.
  • others:
    • Mouse-catching; directed at getting mice.
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