Definition of Hampster

1. Noun. (misspelling of hamster) ¹



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Definition of Hampster

1. hamster [n -S] - See also: hamster

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hampster

hammock bandage
hammock ligament
hammocked
hammocking
hammocklike
hammocks
hammy
hamose
hamous
hamper
hampered
hamperer
hamperers
hampering
hampers
hampster (current term)
hampsters
hampton hump
hams
hams up
hamsa
hamsandwich
hamsas
hamshackle
hamster
hamster wheel
hamsterlike
hamsters
hamstring

Literary usage of Hampster

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Manual of Zoology by Henri Milne-Edwards (1856)
"The hampster (Fig. 101), a small rodent analogous to the rat ... construct works like those of the hampster, but more complicated; for they not only ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1913)
"He married, about 1574, JOANE , who survived him. Children : i. THOMAS, bapt. 12 Feb. 1576/6 ; succeeded to lands in Halstead called hampster (or ..."

3. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1898)
"The hampster is white, chestnut, and brown, and makes almost the brightest lining of any fur used in this country. It is also short in the fur, ..."

4. The Philosophy of Natural History: With an Introduction and Various by William Smellie, John Ware (1851)
"The hampster, or German marmot, and some other quadrupeds of this kind, live in society, and assist each other in digging and rendering commodious their ..."

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