flittermouse

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flittermouse

(ˈflɪtəˌmaʊs)
n, pl -mice
(Animals) a dialect name for bat21
[C16: translation of German Fledermaus; see flitter, mouse]
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Elves are not the only diminutive and playful race in the Christmas letters; the goblins, too, could have come right out of Tolkien's earliest poetry with its little dancing goblins and flying flittermice.