American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1

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Author: Noah Webster

Dormouse

DORMOUSE, n. Plu. Dormice. [L., to sleep and mouse.] An animal of the mouse kind, which makes a bed of moss or dry leaves, in a hollow tree or under shrubs, lays in a store of nuts or other food, and on the approach of cold weather, rolls itself in a ball and sleeps the greatest part of the winter.

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Dormouse," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed February 25, 2024, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8Q42S5Q4QCWZRW8.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Dormouse." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 25 Feb. 2024. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8Q42S5Q4QCWZRW8.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Dormouse' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 1, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 25 February 2024, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=8Q42S5Q4QCWZRW8.