mouse

Part of speech: noun

Mouser.

Part of speech: verb

To hunt for slyly; prow1; catch mice.

Part of speech: noun

A small rodent infesting houses, etc.

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Usage examples "mouse":

  1. And Peter was the mouse. - "From-Twice-Told-Tales", Hawthorne, Nathaniel.
  2. Unless it was a common or house mouse which had found its way in through somewhere. - "The Heath Hover Mystery", Bertram Mitford.
  3. But mind, whatever you see, you keep as still as a mouse. - "When London Burned", G. A. Henty.