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fieldmouse

1. any nocturnal mouse of the genus Apodemus, inhabiting woods, fields, and gardens of the Old World: family Muridae. They have yellowish-brown fur and feed on fruit, vegetables, seeds, etc.
2. a former name for vole
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To date I have personally failed to detect anything bigger than a fieldmouse and, believe me, I've put a great deal of effort into hunting down a puma or two.
Greenspan with the unblinking attention a tree owl gives a fieldmouse.
Maybe the youngster had spotted another little visitor on the edge of the pitch - a furry fieldmouse.
But odds-compilers are wary of the County Durham track, which will be represented by Sedge The Fieldmouse, Ramside Ram and Freddie The Fox.
However, unlike this time last year when one lonely fieldmouse took refuge behind my cooker, feasting on dropped chips until Lucy the cat worked out how to get through the gap between cooker and sink, this mouse is your proper hefty house mouse.
30pm; Fieldmouse & Firkin, Moseley 0121 449 0811: Tim Amann Quartet.