field mouse

noun
any of various short-tailed mice or voles inhabiting fields and meadows.

Origin:
1570–80

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Frederick the field mouse stores up something special for the long cold winter.
When he told his fellow fighter pilots about the incident, they roared with laughter and said it had to have been a field mouse.
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