Cheshire cat


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Chesh′ire cat′


n.
a constantly grinning cat in Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
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Noun1.Cheshire cat - a fictional cat with a broad fixed smile on its faceCheshire cat - a fictional cat with a broad fixed smile on its face; created by Lewis Carroll
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Cheshire cat

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Cheshire cat

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Comedy star Peter Sellers starred as the March Hare on TV back in 1972 with Fiona Fullerton as Alice and Dudley Moore as the Dormouse in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, while Kojak star Telly Savalas played the Cheshire Cat in a 1985 TV movie with Beatles drummer Ringo Starr as the Mock Turtle.
Domareen Fox, left, checks out the knitted Alice in |Wonderland display on Saltburn Pier, complete with Mad Hatter's tea party, grinning Cheshire Cat and white rabbit 220515KNIT T_16 DOUG MOODY
That's the technique that Yuji Hasegawa, a quantum physicist at Vienna University of Technology, and his colleagues used to search for the quantum Cheshire Cat, the decoupling of a particle and its properties hypothesized by Aharonov and Tollaksen in 2001.
I'm the Cheshire cat who welcomes Alice to a land of marvels," remarks the Japanese superstar about a show that finds twenty-two works, half of them new, throughout the halls and gardens during Versailles's third annual installation of contemporary art.
Watch out for Stephen Fry as the Cheshire Cat, Michael Sheen as the White Rabbit and Anne Hathaway as the White Queen.
I was looking at the picture and thinking to myself, oh look at those two smiling as if everything were hunky-dory in America, and then I looked more closely at Obama's Cheshire Cat smile and noticed another face behind the first one; so clever and so apropos of the man's character or lack thereof.
No wonder he's got a smile wider than a Cheshire cat.
And after a scorching version of Get Happy, in homage to singing legend Judy Garland, we've no doubt actress Katie's stunning black hotpants left Tom grinning like a Cheshire cat.
SMALL-STAKE punters winning big always make me look like the Cheshire Cat.
SOMETIMES things arrive on my desk that makes me grin like a Cheshire cat.
Speed Gifted and Cheshire Cat were reported to have sustained only cuts and bruises.
as the Caterpillar, Anthony Newley as the Mad Hatter, Telly Savalas as the Cheshire Cat, Ringo Starr as the Mock Turtle, Jayne Meadows as the heartless Queen of Hearts, and Martha Raye and Imogene Coca as the Duchess and her crazy cook.

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