mouser

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mous·er

 (mou′zər, -sər)
n.
An animal, especially a cat, that catches mice.

mouser

(ˈmaʊzə; ˈmaʊsə)
n
(Animals) a cat or other animal that is used to catch mice: usually qualified: a good mouser.

mous•er

(ˈmaʊ zər)

n.
an animal that catches mice.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mouser - a cat proficient at mousing
domestic cat, Felis catus, Felis domesticus, house cat - any domesticated member of the genus Felis
Translations

mouser

[ˈmaʊsəʳ] Ncazador m de ratones

mouser

nMäusefänger(in) m(f), → Mäusejäger(in) m(f)

mouser

[ˈmaʊzəʳ] n (cat) → cacciatore m di topi
References in classic literature ?
The truth is, as the sagacious Sir Roger L'Estrange observes, in his deep reflections, that, "if we shut Nature out at the door, she will come in at the window; and that puss, though a madam, will be a mouser still." In the same manner we are not to arraign the squire of any want of love for his daughter; for in reality he had a great deal; we are only to consider that he was a squire and a sportsman, and then we may apply the fable to him, and the judicious reflections likewise.
There are lots of people who are not as friendly and gentlemanly as Paddy was, and he was a great mouser. We buried all that was mortal of poor Pat in the orchard and we are never going to forget him.
"She is eight years old, and a remarkable mouser. Don't worry, Stella.