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house cat

noun

: a cat that is kept as a pet

Full Definition of HOUSE CAT

:  cat 1a

Examples of HOUSE CAT

  1. <the house cat at the Cheshire Cat Bookstore has the dual responsibility of being mascot and mouser>

First Known Use of HOUSE CAT

1607

Related to HOUSE CAT

Synonyms
feline, cat, kitty, moggy (also moggie) [British], puss, pussy, pussycat

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