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  • 1 keep no more cats than will catch mice — 1673 J. DARE Counsellor Manners lxii. If thou hast a regard to Thrift, keep no more Cats than will kill Mice. 1678 J. RAY English Proverbs (ed. 2) 350 I will keep no more cats then will catch mice (i.e. no more in family then will earn their… …

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  • 2 catch — see you cannot catch old birds with chaff it doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice a cat in gloves catches no mice a drowning man will clutch at a straw eagles don’t catch flies …

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  • 3 mice — maÊŠs n. small rodent with a long tail and a pointy face with little round ears; hand size input device with buttons that when moved across a surface causes the cursor on the screen to move in the same direction (Computers); coward, shy person… …

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  • 4 Mice Follies (1954 film) — Not to be confused with Mice Follies (1960 film). Mice Follies Tom and Jerry series Mice Follies title card …

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  • 5 catch — 1 verb past tense and past participle caught 1 STOP/TRAP SB (T) a) to stop someone after you have been chasing them and prevent them from escaping: You can t catch me! she yelled, running away across the field. | If the guerrillas catch you, they …

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  • 6 catch — catchable, adj. /kach/, v., caught, catching, n., adj. v.t. 1. to seize or capture, esp. after pursuit: to catch a criminal; to catch a runaway horse. 2. to trap or ensnare: to catch a fish. 3. to intercept and seize; take and hold (something… …

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  • 7 a cat in gloves catches no mice — Restraint and caution (or ‘pussyfooting’) achieve nothing. Cf. 14th cent. Fr. chat engaunté ne surrizera ja bien, a gloved cat will never mouse well. 1573 J. SANFORDE Garden of Pleasure 105 A gloued catte can catche no myse. 1592 G. DELAMOTHE… …

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  • 8 Four Blind Mice (novel) — Four Blind Mice is the eighth book featuring the Washington DC homicide detective and forensic psychiatrist Alex Cross written by James Patterson.Plot summaryThe book begins with the district attorney of Cumberland County, North Carolina, Marc… …

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  • 9 Three Blind Mice —    Since the 19th century known as a *nursery rhymes, Three Blind Mice was previously an adult round or catch, and the earliest known text, from 1609, is considerably different from the modern version:    Three blinde mice, three blinde mice… …

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  • 10 Mousetrap — For other uses, see Mousetrap (disambiguation). A mouse killed in a mousetrap. A mousetrap is a specialized type of animal trap designed primarily to catch mice; however, it may also trap other small animals. Mousetraps are usually set in an… …

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  • 11 Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …

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  • 12 MouseHunt (web game) — For the film, see MouseHunt (film). MouseHunt Developer(s) HitGrab, Inc. Version 3.2 (with occasional minor updates) Platform(s) Facebook, hi5 …

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  • 13 Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks — Pixie Dixie and Mr. Jinks Pixie Dixie and Mr. Jinks Title Card Genre Cartoon Created by Joseph Barbera William Hanna …

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  • 14 House Mouse — Taxobox name = House Mouse status = LC status system = iucn3.1 trend = stable status ref = IUCN2008|assessors=Musser, G., Amori, G., Hutterer, R., Kryštufek, B., Yigit, N. Mitsain, G.|year=2008|id=13972|title=Mus musculus|downloaded=10 October… …

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  • 15 House mouse — Conservation status Least Concern (IUCN 3.1) …

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  • 16 Katze — 1. A Kât luckat efter a Könnang. (Nordfries.) – Johansen, 57. Eine Katze lugt, sieht nach einem Könige. 2. Ain katz vnd ain muz, zwen han in aim huz, ain alt man vnd ain iung wib belibent selten an kib. – Reinmar d.A., 1200. 3. Alle (alte) Katten …

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  • 17 mouse — mouselike, adj. n. /mows/; v. /mowz/, n., pl. mice /muys/, v., moused, mousing. n. 1. any of numerous small Old World rodents of the family Muridae, esp. of the genus Mus, introduced widely in other parts of the world. 2. any similar small animal …

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  • 18 Mouse Trouble — Tom and Jerry series Poster for Mouse Trouble Directed by …

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  • 19 Garfield and Friends — Infobox Television show name = Garfield and Friends caption = The cast of Garfield and Friends . Clockwise from bottom left: Sheldon, Wade, Orson, Odie, Garfield, Roy and Booker. genre = Comedy format = Animated series creator = Jim Davis… …

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  • 20 mouse — see a mouse may help a lion one for the mouse, one for the crow, one to rot, one to grow the best laid schemes of mice and men gang aft agley it doesn’t matter if a cat is black or white, as long as it catches mice a cat in gloves catches no mice …

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