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mickey

1, micky
Austral informal a young bull, esp one that is wild and unbranded

mickey

2
Canadian a liquor bottle of 0.375 litre capacity, flat on one side and curved on the other to fit into a pocket

mickey

(unit, humour)
The unit of resolution of mouse movement.

It has been suggested that the "disney" will become a benchmark unit for animation graphics performance.

mickey

A unit of mouse movement typically set at 1/200th of an inch.
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ANDY Carroll believes he found the perfect way to shut up his mickey-taking team-mates after the young striker scored Newcastle's crucial equaliser against West Ham at the weekend.
Rumours have grown that Ireland was bullied by his team-mates, but Givens said: "I don't know what has gone on but if he is 20 years of age and can't take a bit of mickey-taking, maybe he should stop playing football.
Even Prince Harry can't escape the mickey-taking associated with having a ginger bonce.
There will be banter and mickey-taking borne out of centuries of Anglo-Welsh rivalry, and that adds to the occasion.
The mickey-taking got to our Lee so much he shaved all his hair off,but the famous cut did inspire these moving lines of poetry from a Forest fan:O Jason Lee come back to me I miss your smiling face.
But the police officer concerned has been forced to put up with lots of mickey-taking by his colleagues.
But that's just as far the mickey-taking of the twins goes because they are also both former national martial arts champions.
The players bought each other presents and there was a bit of mickey-taking.
The oblivious Birchy had been steeling himself for some mickey-taking at Wimbledon after the Addicks' home defeat by Chelsea, but was instead baffled by a chorus of `who's a pretty boy then' on his arrival.
Kate Winslet calling her son Bear But don't worry, the kid is taking her surname rather than his dad's (Rocknroll), so he'll never have to face a moment's mickey-taking in his life.
And despite scoring Real Madrid's match-saving equalizer to leave the tie balanced at 1-1, Ronaldo copped a mickey-taking blitz from his former team-mates.
IT had all the signs of being a scintillating satire - including a situation ripe for mickey-taking and a fine cast, including Hugh Bonneville, Jessica Hynes, Amelia Bullmore and Olivia Colman.