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molehill

the small mound of earth thrown up by a burrowing mole
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In recent days of little frost, judging by the new lines of molehills currently appearing daily (or perhaps nightly) everywhere I look, moles have been very active indeed.
Molehills there have produced a piece of Roman Samian ware pottery, a jet bead and a decorative bronze dolphin.
Allan Macmillan | I'm a United supporter and not the biggest fan of Sterling but this is typical of our press and certain people in society who make mountains out of molehills! Arsenal have a cannon on their crest and are nicknamed the Gunners.
"It's had its head in a couple of molehills, which was very cute to see.
In a (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si0G0_ny8U0) sneak peek at "Chicago Med" Season 3, episode 5, titled "Mountains and Molehills," Halstead is seen attending to a young girl who collapses on the floor after saying, "I can't feel my leg." The teaser then shows some flashes of scenes depicting the doctors performing some tests on the patient only to be taken aback when the results end up being "normal."
London -- Former finance minister Ishaq Dar has accused the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of intentionally nominating him in 'manipulated' cases and 'making mountains out of molehills', on Friday.
Clare would have been aware of the subversive role of mole-work literally through his daily experience as a laborer and metaphorically through his reading of Shakespeare and cultural references to "the little gentleman in the black velvet waistcoat." (11) Clare's repeated return to moles and molehills in his poetry confirms that even if his nostalgic, natural history poems are not explicitly political, they make ethical gestures that undermine Lockean notions of private property.
It is typical of what that political establishment is seeking to do: make mountains out of molehills.
William's Den at North Cave will be a ''indoors-meets-outdoors'' attraction with a zip wire, bridges, tree houses, den-making and "mountains and molehills" to explore.
AFIELD next to their home is their Millennium Stadium, molehills are used as kicking tees and bemused farm animals are their fans.
The Mammal Society's Derek Crawley said: "Lots of people are reporting seeing molehills just above where floodwater levels were."