mouse trap


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mouse trap

[′mau̇s ‚trap]
(engineering)
A cylindrical fishing tool having the open bottom end fitted with an inward opening valve.
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YORKSHIRE actor William Ilkley returns to the area next week in a production of the timeless Agatha Christie whodunit The Mouse Trap.
com)-- An innovative new product designed to effectively address a common household problem, the No Kill Mouse Trap, has been developed by Thomas Palmer of Bonita Springs, Florida.
Many (many) years ago when I worked at Radio One, after "treating" my parents to a numbing matinee performance of Agatha Christie's longrunning West End play The Mouse Trap, I told one of the DJs whodunnit live on air.
I remember seeing him and his wife Sheila Sim in the original production of the Mouse Trap at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre before it was transferred to London where it is, of course, still running.
What is not so well known is that Richard with his wife Sheila Sim starred in the first performances of the Mouse Trap in London's Ambassador's Theatre in 1952; it will be returning next week a second time since 2012, 60 years later, to the Theatre Royal in Newcastle.
The lots include a 100-year-old mouse trap, a Victorian cast iron cooking range and a holy water dispenser.
Another interesting experiment was how a mouse trap and a spring could pull a car in the mechanical experiments section.
com, Mouse Trap game, Horoscope, Shazam music, Brightest Flashlight and Pandora Internet Radio, the Daily Mail reports.
Summary: A man puts his tongue in a mouse trap at Priceless London Wonderground.
I managed to catch one a year ago in a humane mouse trap, and then decided to release it by Calderstones Park, just near the horse stables (I figured he'd like all the hay).
Infuriatingly, he seems to be a new breed of supermouse, clever enough to steal a variety of cheese from my cheap mouse trap without becoming ensnared.
You can build a better mouse trap, but don't expect mice to come scurrying to form a queue to use it.