field mouse

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Synonyms for field mouse

any of various small mouselike rodents of the family Cricetidae (especially of genus Microtus) having a stout short-tailed body and inconspicuous ears and inhabiting fields or meadows

any nocturnal Old World mouse of the genus Apodemus inhabiting woods and fields and gardens

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At that point, the field mouse asked again: "Who will attach the bell?
And when the man who lived like a field mouse, without heart like a
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Vanity Fair editor Francis Crowninshield compared Luce's effect on Walter Lippmann to that of "a queen cobra on a field mouse.
It wasn't a pet mouse that we had chosen, but a field mouse that had chosen us.
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Pete Wilson needs this kind of help the way a field mouse needs a hawk convention.
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A FRIGHTENED field mouse who needed help took himself to the vet.
The Mouse in the Meadow" is a beautifully illustrated nature story about a young field mouse who begins to explore his world and its other living inhabitants.
Such animals include the field mouse and the yellowhammer, a small yellow bird.