Thesaurus / possum
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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And Mr. 'Possum said, "W-we saw something very strange out there, Mr. Crow—a v-very curious bird!"

Hollow Tree Nights and DaysAlbert Bigelow Paine

I've nothing but cold 'possum and tea, and the 'possum's an acquired taste, I'm afraid.

A Little Bush MaidMary Grant Bruce

It means dat we got ter go er possum huntin' dis yere very night, sah.

Up Terrapin RiverOpie P. Read

Sometimes Marster let us take his dogs and go huntin' and dey wuz de best 'possum trailers 'round dem parts.

But sometimes she'd bury a 'possum till she had a chance to cook it.

You see, the rest of your friends here are a little curious about the Possum family.

Between the long intervals of argument my speech grinned with anecdotes like a basketfull of 'possum heads.

Gov. Bob. Taylor's TalesRobert L. Taylor

The son had been out 'possum shooting' all night with some friends.

He had his revolver with him; he was a fair enough shot, and so it was not long before he tumbled a 'possum out of a tree.

The Lost ValleyJ. M. Walsh

To go in with a fox, a mink, or a 'possum through the door of the woods is to find yourself at home.

WORDS RELATED TO POSSUM

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.