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molehill

the small mound of earth thrown up by a burrowing mole
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Unless cleared and re-sown with grass seed, redundant mole hill patches in horse paddocks can lead to increasing levels of weed and buttercup infestation.
That is until one fine dewy morning when he looked from his bedroom window to see a large mole hill jutting out of his lawn.
If the water table is high the nest may be constructed above ground level in an unusually large mole hill called a fortress.
Making a mountain out of a mole hill seems an appropriate aphorism.
People are trying to make a mountain out of a mole hill.
When you see movement in a fresh hill, place the muzzle end of the shotgun nine inches above the mole hill.
As a tribute to her helpers, Janet has also created a mole hill surrounded by 500 tiny pots she has fired with clay exposed when a scrape was dug for wading birds near her former miner's cottage.
Other noblemen hate the pair of them and in laying his curse on them both, Monterone (whose daughter the Duke has also taken advantage of) arguably seizes the moral high ground, even if it is the size of a mole hill.
I'm not delighted sitting on the bench, but let's not make a mountain out of a mole hill.
Look out for giant mole hills, rabbit holes galore and tree species which include silver birch, oak, birch, rowan, goat willow, hawthorn, blackthorn, holly and elder.
QTHE field next to our garden is full of mole hills and my husband is dreading the moles finding their way into our garden.
Manual removal of mole hills with slopes and crown shafts,