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

n to grin like a Cheshire catbreit grinsen
References in classic literature ?
It's a Cheshire cat,' said the Duchess, `and that's why.
And she began thinking over other children she knew, who might do very well as pigs, and was just saying to herself, `if one only knew the right way to change them--' when she was a little startled by seeing the Cheshire Cat sitting on a bough of a tree a few yards off.
I didn't know that Cheshire cats always grinned; in fact, I didn't know that cats COULD grin.
This is a big deal, this is a big plane," the humble pastor said while grinning like a Cheshire cat.
It's a monicker Charles Dickens might have given to a large Cheshire cat in one of his novels.
Why, you wouldn't blame him if he grinned like a Cheshire cat.
James, who had turned out as assassin Deathstroke, bumped into Bee, who was the Cheshire Cat from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.
CINEMA Alice Through The Looking Glass (PG) Alice, Absolem, the White Rabbit and the Cheshire Cat set out on a race against Time to save the Hatter.
Instead of making you grin like a Cheshire Cat, it'll leave you whimpering like a whipped whippet, but will still no doubt storm the box office.
They included the Queen of Hearts, the Mad Hatter, White Rabbit, Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the Cheshire Cat and Alice herself.
In the novel, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, what was left of the Cheshire cat after the rest of it had disappeared?
Her adventures into a surreal world saw her chasing a talking White Rabbit down a hole, having tea with the Mad Hatter and encountering a Cheshire cat who could vanish at will.

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