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gray squirrel

a common, grayish squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis, of eastern North America.
Origin of gray squirrel
1615-25, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It may be that the gray squirrel's sight was not good, and so he mistook the Woodpecker for quite another fellow.

    Among the Forest People Clara Dillingham Pierson
  • I'll bet a saddle of venison against a gray squirrel that they are better in a week.

    The Pioneers James Fenimore Cooper
  • He heard a light swift sound overhead and saw that it was a gray squirrel running along their roof.

    The Keepers of the Trail Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The gray squirrel has not been caught in this nefarious occupation.

  • We will choose a gray squirrel as our subject in this chapter, as this little rodent has a tough skin that is easily manipulated.

    Taxidermy Leon Luther Pray
  • She's a great little girl, and as full of spirit as a gray squirrel.

    Red Pepper's Patients Grace S. Richmond
  • I saw a Rabbit sitting under the shelf of a rock, and also a gray squirrel.

  • And off he flew, and had the gray squirrel there in a minute, cold as it was.

  • A gray squirrel frisking by stopped at the lunch-counter and seized an 'Educator' cracker.

  • There is a teasing and ironical tone in it also, but the gray squirrel is not the Puck the red is.

    A Year in the Fields John Burroughs

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