After seeing this trick with blocks and toys, children saw it performed with a hamster.
And in item 6c I get to list my dependents—three children, four dogs, six laying hens, two goldfish, and a hamster.
Kim Jong Un, a hamster in the snake pit of the regime, has just created a new adversary.
Sure, it's a billion times more than the first computer had, but it's still not much more than the computing power of a hamster.
The hamster is a curious little rat-like animal of the thrifty kind, that lays up store in the summer for winter use.
German hamster: Cricetus cricetus, the black-bellied hamster.
A hamster, for example, cannot choose to behave in the manner of a rhesus monkey.
Among these the hamster of Germany (Cricetus frumentarius) is not the least ingenious.
In the morning the hamster woke him, excitedly; he said that he should at once look at Chrysomela, for all was not well with her.
The Nipe is far from being so simple as a monkey or a hamster.
c.1600, from German Hamster, from Middle High German hamastra "hamster," probably from Old Church Slavonic chomestoru "hamster" (the animal is native to southeastern Europe), perhaps a blend of Russian chomiak and Lithuanian staras, both meaning "hamster." The older English name for it was German rat.