Antonyms for mousing

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A 'mousing owl' would have seen better at midnoon than to have done it.

We do not care to have any mousing Tory know just what we intend to do.

And slowly, with his mousing walk, he led the way back to the first site.

This mousing owl will search the crannies even of a woman's wits ere he sate his appetite for discovery.

Away with such skepticism, we say, and the mousing criticism by which it is sometimes attempted to be supported.

She had lived since 1864 in inland waters, mousing about rivers, and lying comfortably in mudbanks.

The Evening Sun reporter, in mousing about saw an alarm clock by the dead man's side with the hand pointing to seven o' clock.

Stevenson was once asked by a mousing astrologer to state the date of his birth.

As one of family—cat (lady), elderly; would give slight services (mousing, etc.) in return for comfortable home.

The strung sinews relaxed, and the great cat began to purr as though she had never dreamt of mousing.