Definition of Shrews

1. Noun. (plural of shrew) ¹



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Definition of Shrews

1. shrew [v] - See also: shrew

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shrews

shrewdie
shrewdies
shrewdish
shrewdly
shrewdness
shrewdnesses
shrewed
shrewing
shrewish
shrewishly
shrewishness
shrewishnesses
shrewlike
shrewmice
shrewmouse
shrews (current term)
shri
shriech
shrieched
shrieches
shriek
shrieked
shrieker
shriekers
shriekfest
shriekfests
shriekier
shriekiest
shrieking
shrieking(a)

Literary usage of Shrews

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1. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"The only representatives in North America are the shrews and moles, and, indeed, these two groups make up the bulk of the order throughout its range. ..."

2. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"Nearly all the insectivores are terrestrial, the moles burrowing in the ground, the shrews living in burrows and also on the surface. ..."

3. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"Nearly all the insectivores are terrestrial, the moles burrowing in the ground, the shrews living in burrows and also on the surface. ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1890)
"Most species of shrews live on the surface of the ground, and a few in burrows. They do not hibernate. They take their food at night. ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"of owl capture shrews but the species of shrew is not stated. Montgomery (1899) found the skulls of shrews in the pellets of the long- eared and the ..."

6. ... The Domestic Cat: Bird Killer, Mouser and Destroyer of Wild Life; Means by Edward Howe Forbush (1916)
"Moles and shrews. Cats kill many moles. This is reported by 132 observers. Only 51 say that cats kill many shrews. Evidently many observers do not ..."

7. The Mammals of Illinois and Wisconsin by Charles Barney Cory (1912)
"shrews. Members of this family are distributed throughout the northern hemisphere, ... In writing of Old World shrews, Edward Topsell says:* "It is a ..."

8. On Mammalian Descent; the Hunterian Lectures for 1884: Being Nine Lectures by William Kitchen Parker (1885)
"We have, however, not only to consider the small size of the shrews, but also their wide geographical distribution. The shrews proper ..."

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