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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.
It was the late 90s, in the Seychelles and I was doing a mickey-taking piece on the Miss World contest.
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.
After several mickey-taking hoaxers had attempted to impersonate the controversial Welshman, right, the real Savage proved his authenticity when he posted a reavealing series of candid 'a day in the life of ' pictures.