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Definition of Squirrel

  • Any one of numerous species of small rodents belonging to the genus Sciurus and several allied genera of the family Sciuridæ. Squirrels generally have a bushy tail, large erect ears, and strong hind legs. They are commonly arboreal in their habits, but many species live in burrows.
  • One of the small rollers of a carding machine which work with the large cylinder.
  • a kind of arboreal rodent having a long bushy tail
  • the fur of a squirrel

How to use squirrel in a sentence. Squirrel pronunciation.

This is a Tale about a tail-a tail that belonged to a little red squirrel, and his name was Nutkin.
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Each squirrel had a little sack and a large oar, and spread out his tail for a sail.
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They also took with them an offering of three fat mice as a present for Old Brown, and put them down upon his door-step. Then Twinkleberry and the other little squirrels each made a low bow, and said politely- "Old Mr. Brown, will you favour us with permission to gather nuts upon your island?
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The squirrels filled their little sacks with nuts, and sailed away home in the evening.
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The squirrels searched for nuts all over the island and filled their little sacks.
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On the third day the squirrels got up very early and went fishing; they caught seven fat minnows as a present for Old Brown.
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On the fourth day the squirrels brought a present of six fat beetles, which were as good as plums in _plum-pudding_ for Old Brown.
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The other squirrels hunted up and down the nut bushes; but Nutkin gathered robin's pincushions off a briar bush, and stuck them full of pine-needle pins.
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On the fifth day the squirrels brought a present of wild honey; it was so sweet and sticky that they licked their fingers as they put it down upon the stone.
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The squirrels filled their little sacks with nuts.
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On the sixth day, which was Saturday, the squirrels came again for the last time; they brought a new-laid _egg_ in a little rush basket as a last parting present for Old Brown.
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The other squirrels scuttered away into the bushes.
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The island was full of rocky nooks and dells; there were numerous wild flowers, while in the great trees that overhung the shore of the island an occasional squirrel whisked back and forth.
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I did not, like the others, partake of the pork, but got my dinner entirely off the body of a squirrel which had been shot the day before by a chal of the name of Piramus, who, besides being a good shot, was celebrated for his skill in playing on the fiddle.
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So reflecting, and varying the gravity of such thoughts by chasing the squirrels and the grey rabbits that scudded across his path, he journeyed on, and by degrees reached a part of the wood quite unknown to him.
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You can take my shotgun, Ruth, but be careful that you don't shoot yourself instead of the squirrel.
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When they were almost at the foot of the hill, near a chestnut tree, they saw a ground squirrel sitting on the top of a fence post.
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Bob handed the gun to Ruth and explained to her how to operate it, and much to his surprise and admiration, she quickly raised the gun to her shoulder and fired-the squirrel tumbling off the fence.
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They hunted all the rest of the morning, but got only three grey squirrels, of which Ruth shot two.
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A humming bee hummed, a cow-bell tinkled, while some suspicious cracklings told of a secretly reconnoitering squirrel.
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Examples of Squirrel

Example #1
He had a brother called Twinkleberry, and a great many cousins: they lived in a wood at the edge of a lake.
Example #2
In the middle of the lake there is an island covered with trees and nut bushes; and amongst those trees stands a hollow oak-tree, which is the house of an owl who is called Old Brown.
Example #3
They made little rafts out of twigs, and they paddled away over the water to Owl Island to gather nuts.
Example #4
They also took with them an offering of three fat mice as a present for Old Brown, and put them down upon his door-step. Then Twinkleberry and the other little squirrels each made a low bow, and said politely- "Old Mr. Brown, will you favour us with permission to gather nuts upon your island?
Example #5
Then Twinkleberry and the other little squirrels each made a low bow, and said politely- "Old Mr. Brown, will you favour us with permission to gather nuts upon your island?
Example #6
Each squirrel had a little sack and a large oar, and spread out his tail for a sail.